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Complaint at George Watson's College: FOI release

Published: 7 Aug 2017

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/01538
Date received: 4 July 2017
Date responded: 4 August 2017

Information requested

Copies of all documents, communications, and other information about your family or your case/complaint to George Watson's College and/or Merchant Company Education Board held by the Minister(s) or within related parliamentary administration systems since 16 November 2015.

These might relate to interactions with or information provided by:

  • Education Scotland or the Registrar for Independent Schools;

  • George Watson's College, or the Merchant Company of Edinburgh, or the Merchant Company Education Board, or their individual representatives;

  • Liz Smith MSP, or any other MSP or Minister or member of parliamentary staff;

  • any other source.

Response

Education Scotland has provided you with all the information we hold within your other Freedom of Information request (FOI/17/01591).

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance Education Scotland does not hold any information in relation the following:

  • George Watson's College, or the Merchant Company of Edinburgh, or the Merchant Company Education Board, or their individual representatives;

  • Liz Smith MSP, or any other MSP or Minister or member of parliamentary staff;

  • any other source.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that Education Scotland does not have the information you have requested.

I can also advise that Education Scotland does not hold any information in relation to the Registrar of Independent Schools. The office of the Registrar can be contacted at the following email address, independentschools@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk, to obtain further information.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
7 Aug 2017
Complaint at George Watson's College: FOI release