Meta data request for FOI: 202100233415: FOI release

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

Information requested

“Any correspondence, including any attachments to correspondence, concerning the handling of FOI request reference: 202100233415 where a special adviser, minister, or ministerial private office was cc-ed or bcc-ed in on the correspondence.”


I enclose a copy of the information you requested.

An exemption under section 38(1)(b) (personal data the disclosure of which would contravene data protection principles) of FOISA applies to some of the information you have requested. In this instance, the names of junior staff and personal mobile numbers have been redacted, from the information provided to you.

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FOI 202300363591 - Information Released - Correspondence


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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