Correspondence regarding Longannet Power Station: FOI release

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

Information requested

  • Copies of written communications between either Scottish ministers, civil servants, Scottish Enterprise, and executives at (or representatives of) manufacturing company Talgo, from 2017 until the present day, which concern the future of Longannet Power Station and/or the Scottish Governments intentions regarding the power station.
  • Copies of any minutes of meetings and/or correspondence, involving Scottish Government and/or Scottish Enterprise, concerning a potential acquisition of Longannet Power Station by the Scottish Ministers.


I attach a copy of the material you have requested. While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance certain information has been redacted under multiple sections of FOISA. Further information regarding these sections can be found in the Annex of this letter.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI - 202200277648 - Information Released - Annex A
FOI - 202200277648 - Information Released - Annex B


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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