Ministerial Preferences: FOI release

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

Information requested

I would like to request the most up to date version of the document that states Ministerial preferences for how briefings, speeches and correspondence are prepared and handled.


I have included copies of information you have requested in Annex B.

On reviewing material within scope of your request, exemptions have been applied in line with FOISA. The exemptions applied can be found in Annex A.

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 202300386996 - Information Released - Annex A - 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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