Keith Brown's meeting with Ian Duddy, Unison reps, Criag Naylor, and Jim Savege: FOI release

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

Information requested

  1. All internal and external correspondence within and sent or received by the Scottish Government including attached documents, meeting handouts, memos, briefings to ministers, attendee lists, location of meeting, notes, minutes, or OneNote memos, linked to the following meetings:
  • Keith Brown's meeting with Ian Duddy on September 28.
  • Keith Brown's meeting with Unison reps on September 29.
  • Keith Brown's meeting with Criag Naylor on September 29.
  • Keith Brown's meeting with Jim Savege of the Scottish Resilience Partnership on September 6, 2022.


I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested in Annex A.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because exemptions under sections s.38(1)(b) (personal information), s.30(b)(i) (Free and frank provision of advice), s.30(b)(ii)(free and frank exchange of views), s.29(1)(a) (formulation or development of government policy), and s.30(c) (prejudice to effective conduct of public affairs) of FOISA applies to that information. The reasons why these exemption apply are explained in Annex B of this letter.

About FOI

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

Annex A - 202300338452
Annex B - 202300338452


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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