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Briefing materials on independence referendum prospectus: FOI release

Published: 20 Oct 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
20 Oct 2021
Briefing materials on independence referendum prospectus: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100237662
Date received: 8 Sep 2021
Date responded: 6 Oct 2021
Information requested

"On 7 September 2021, the First Minister told the Scottish Parliament: ‘It also reaffirms the Scottish Government’s commitment to an independence referendum… I can confirm that the Scottish Government will now restart work on the detailed prospectus that will guide the decision.’

Could you please provide copies of any briefing materials that have been or plan to be provided to officials and civil service staff members who will be working on the ‘detailed prospectus’ as indicated by the First Minister?"

Response

The information you have requested is enclosed in Annex A of this letter.

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