Correspondence regarding school nativity play and concert cancellations: FOI release

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

Information requested

  • How much correspondence (letters, emails, or otherwise) has the Scottish Government received from members of the public where the subject of banning school nativity plays, and Christmas concerts is discussed since 24 October 2021 to the 24 November 2021?
  • Copies of any of the above correspondence where it exists, sorted by date.


The Scottish Government received 29 pieces of correspondence from members of the public between 24 October to 24 November 2021 regarding banning school nativity plays and concerts. I attach a copy of all of the information you requested at Annex A.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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