Correspondence regarding meetings with Executive Chairman of the GFG Alliance: FOI release

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


Information requested

“1) Any minutes, memos, notes, emails, agendas, or attachments and correspondence on the topic of, or originating following any governmental or ministerial meetings with Sanjeev Gupta since May 1, 2021.

2) The location, date, time and cost to government of these meetings, including any expensed food or drink.”

Response

Between 1 May 2021 and the date of your request four Ministerial meetings were held involving the Executive Chairman of the GFG Alliance, Sanjeev Gupta. These meetings were conducted by video conference on 9 September 2021 (at 10:00 am), 25 October 2021 (at 15:00 pm), 24 January 2022 (at 14:30 pm) and 29 March 2022 (at 07:00 am). No food or drink expenditure was incurred.

The information held by the Scottish Government that falls within the scope of your request has been attached separately for your reference. While our aim is to provide you information wherever we can, on this occasion we are unable to provide you with all of the information you have requested as statutory exemptions under FOISA apply. Further information on what exemptions apply and why can be found in the annex below.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.

FOI 202200307644 - Information Released - Annex A

FOI 202200307644 - Information Released - Annex B

FOI 202200307644 - Information Released - Annex C

FOI 202200307644 - Information Released - Annex D

FOI 202200307644 - Information Released - Annex E

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

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