Correspondence between the Scottish Government and Professor Mark Blyth between January 2020 and June 2022: FOI release

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

Information requested

 Copies of all email correspondence between the Scottish Government (including Ministers, Civil servants, and Special Advisers) and Professor Mark Blyth, Director of the William R. Rhodes Centre for International Economics and Finance at Brown University. Please restrict the search to dates between 1st January 2020 and 2nd June 2022.


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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 an exemption(s) under sections s.29(1)(a) (policy formulation) and s.38(1) (Personal information )of FOISA applies to that information. The reasons why that exemption applies are explained below in the Annex to this letter.

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