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Engagement with Scottish Environment Protection Agency: FOI release

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

Published:
17 Nov 2021
Engagement with Scottish Environment Protection Agency: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100244865
Date received: 5 Oct 2021
Date responded: 1 Nov 2021
Information requested

The total costs incurred by Scottish Environment Protection Agency from 2014 to the present day. This includes all secretariat staffing costs, daily board member fees and expenses, events, publications and office-running costs. In addition, a record of all engagement between board members and Scottish Government ministers and Cabinet Secretaries from 2014 to the present day.

Response

Attached is a spreadsheet to this response which provides a record of ministerial meetings with Scottish Environment Protection Agency board members covering the timeframe you have requested. This record includes the dates of the meetings, which minister was in attendance, and the topic or purpose of the meeting.

The information you have requested regarding financial accounts is available from the following website links:

Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.

Under section 17(1), we do not hold the information for the financial year 2020/21 yet. Once the accounts have been reconciled they will also be available on the website listed above.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
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