Communication with Educational Institute of Scotland regarding face coverings: FOI release

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

Information requested

Any written communication (letter, email or any other form) between the EIS (The Educational Institute of Scotland, 46 Moray Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BH) and the Scottish Government on the subject of face coverings in schools between 1 Jan 2021 and 21 Oct 2021. 


Attached is a copy of some of the information requested. 

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because certain exemptions under FOISA apply to that information. The reasons why these exemptions apply are explained in Annex A.

The information released is contained in further separate attachments.

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FOI202100249720 - Annex A
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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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