Correspondence relating to policing budget requirements: FOI release

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

Information requested

  1. Between August 1, 2023 and to date, any correspondence from the Scottish Police Authority to the Scottish Government on the topic of the upcoming budget process.
  2. Any minutes, agendas, ministerial submissions, or advice papers submitted to the Justice Secretary related to police funding in the 2024/25 budget over the same time period


Some of the information you have requested is provided in Annex A of this letter.

Some of the information you have requested is available from The Scottish Police Authority Website at . Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI 202300384798 - Information Released - Annex A
FOI 202300384798 - Information Released - Annex B


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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