Meetings with Scottish Hospitality Group: FOI release

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

Information requested

  • To ask the Scottish Government on how many occasions Ministers have met the Scottish Hospitality Group since March 2020 whether this was virtually or in-person?
  • Can I also ask for any correspondence from the Scottish Hospitality Group in relationto these meetings either before they took place or afterwards?


Scottish Government Ministers have met with the Scottish Hospitality Group on 20 occasions since March 2020.

In regards to any correspondence from the Scottish Hospitality Group in relation to these meetings, the information held by the Scottish Government that falls within the scope of your request has been attached separately for your reference. 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 FOISA apply. The details of these exemptions and why they apply are explained in the Annex to 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 - 202200330248


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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