Correspondence on Sustainable Growth Commission report informing contents of Building a New Scotland publication: FOI release

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

Information requested

Please provide all Scottish Government (including Ministers, Civil Servants, and Special Advisers) correspondence and documents discussing how the SNP’s Sustainable Growth Commission report (published in 2018) would inform the contents of Building a New Scotland - A stronger economy with independence – published by the Scottish Government on 17th October 2022. Please restrict to discussions taking place 6th May 2021 - 17th October 2022.


Some of the information you requested is included at Annex A.

Exemptions under Section 29(1)(a) – Formulation or Development of Government Policy have been applied. The reason why this exemption applies is explained in Annex B of this letter.

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