Ernst & Young LLP communications regarding Just Transition Review of Scottish Energy Sector: FOI release

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

Information requested

1) All internal correspondence between the Scottish Government and Ernst & Young LLP around the Just Transition Review of the Scottish Energy Sector awarded to the firm earlier this year.

2) All copies of the contract, specification of work, agreement, or further details about the work being undertaken by Ernst & Young LLP under this contract.


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 exemptions under section 38(1)(b) – third party data; section 33(1)(b) – substantial prejudice to commercial interests; and section 29(1)(a) – development of Government policy, applies to that information. The reasons for the application of these exemptions are explained in Annex A to this letter.

The information that we are able to provide is included in Annex B to this letter.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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