Kevin Stewart's meetings with two named individuals: FOI release

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

Information requested

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:

1a) Kevin Stewart's meeting with Dame Sue Bruce on August 1, 2022
1b) Kevin Stewart's meeting with the Care Inspectorate on August 16, 2022.


I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested in PDF form at Annexes A, B, C, D and E.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. The reasons why we don't have the information are explained below in Annex A to this letter. Additionally, in Annexes C and D we are able to provide a partial release of some of the information you requested. The information is being partially released under, Section 29, Section 33 (2)(a), Section 34(1)(a), and Section 38(1)(b).

However, you may wish to contact The Care Inspectorate who may be able to help you source the information you requested. You can contact the Care Inspectorate at:

Compass House, 11 Riverside Drive

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 - Annex D of Briefing - Meeting with Care Inspectorate
FOI 202200331300 - Annex B - CI presentation slides
FoI 202200331300 - Annex E - additional slides
FoI 202200331300 - Draft Annex A
FoI 202200331300 Annex B information on presentation data
FOI 2022003313000 Annex C 2 of 2
FOI 2022200331300 Annex C 1 of 2


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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