Scottish Government and GFG (Gupta Family Group) Alliance: FOI release

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


Information requested

1) The full updated guarantee reimbursement agreement between the Scottish Government and GFG Alliance. Note I am not asking for the original agreement, but the updated version.

2) Any due diligence on this updated GRA

Response

1) The updated Guarantee Reimbursement Agreement between the Scottish Government and GFG Alliance has been published on the Scottish Government website, and is available on the following link: https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/factsheet/2021/07/gupta-family-group-documentation-2016-to-2020/documents/commercial-documentation-relating-to-the-lochaber-aluminium-smelter-2016-to-2020/signed-amendment-and-restatement-agreement-3-july-2020/signed-amendment-and-restatement-agreement-3-july-2020/govscot%3Adocument/Signed%2Bamendment%2Band%2Brestatement%2Bagreement%2B3%2BJuly%2B2020.pdf

2) The due diligence for the Guarantee Reimbursement Agreement has been provided as a separate attachment. While our aim is to provide information wherever possible, in this instance certain information has been redacted under the following sections of FOISA:
Section 33(1)(b) – Prejudice to Commercial Interests
Section 36(1) – Legal Advice
Section 38(1)(b) – Third Party Personal Information.

Further information regarding the applied exemptions can be found in the annexe attached.

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 202200312443 - Information released

FOI 202200312443 - Information released - Annex

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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