Correspondence relating to auditor of Dalzell Steelworks and Lochaber Smelter: FOI release

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

Information requested

Any information held by the Scottish Government, including internal and external correspondence, on the decision of the auditors of Dalzell steelworks and the Lochaber smelter (Alvance British Aluminium) to resign. The time period for this FOI request should be from 1 July 2022 to date.


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.

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FOI 202200321971 - Information released


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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