Currency meeting regarding updated prospectus for independence: FOI release

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

Information requested

In May 2022, a meeting was scheduled to be held at Bute House which was described as “a focused policy discussion about currency to test in detail the propositions in this area which are to be addressed in the updated prospectus for independence.”

The meeting was originally scheduled for 9th May 2022 but appears to have been rearranged. Please provide the date on which the rescheduled meeting occurred, and a list of all persons who attended this meeting. For those who cannot be named, please list their positions.

Please also provide all internal Scottish Government communications or documents which discussed who should be invited to the currency meeting.


The meeting you refer to took place on 30 May 2022, which jointly covered currency and fiscal policy. Details of the attendees of this meeting have previously been published and can be found at: Policy meetings regarding potential Independence Referendum: FOI release - (

After conducting searches of our records, a small amount of information discussing who should be invited to this meeting has been identified, and this is enclosed in the Annex of this letter.

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FOI 202300373215 - Information Released - Annex


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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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