FOI reference: FOI/17/01698
Date received: 22 July 2017
Date responded: 21 August 2017
The content of all correspondence from Donald Trump since 2007. I am thinking of correspondence to the First Minister, but if there is other correspondence addressed to the government or another Minister I would also be grateful for this. I am requesting correspondence from him as an individual and businessman, and from him as President.
Some of the information you have requested has already been published and is available online:
- Proposed European Offshore Wind Development Centre: Documentation 2012
- Information regarding the Menie Estate Planning Application by Trump International Golf Links Scotland
The remaining correspondence can be found in Annex A.
An exemption under section 38(1)(b) of FOISA (personal information) applies to some of the information requested because it is personal data of a third party, ie names/contact details of individuals, and disclosing it would contravene the data protection principles in Schedule 1 to the Data Protection Act 1998. This exemption is not subject to the 'public interest test', so we are not required to consider if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in applying the exemption.
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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House