Cabinet Secretary for Justice & Veterans and Police Scotland correspondence: FOI release

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

Information requested

All correspondence (including emails, phone calls, video conference calls, Whats Apps, text messages, letters and meetings) between the Cabinet Secretary for Justice & Veterans and his office, and David Page and/or James Gray of Police Scotland. Please provide this correspondence including any minutes of meetings and phone calls between the 1 September 2022 and 26 October 2022.


Some of the information you requested is contained in Annex A of the letter.

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 exemptions under section s.38(1)(b), section 30(b)(i) and section 30(b)(ii) of FOISA applies to that information. The reasons that these exemptions apply is explained in Annex B of the letter.

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FOI 202200326974 - Information Released - Annex A
FOI 202200326974 - Information Released - Annex B


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Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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