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Correspondence with General Teaching Council for Scotland: FOI release

Published: 7 Nov 2017

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/02461
Date received: 19 October 2017
Date responded: 2 November 2017

Information requested

You asked for copies of all correspondence between the Scottish Government and the GTCS regarding your concerns that fitness to teach cases against teachers have been cancelled on the basis of a Law Commission recommendation that does not exist.

Response

I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested in PDF format. This is all the information/documents we have regarding your enquiry. An exemption under section(s) s.38(1)(b) of FOISA applies to some of the information you have requested. This is to redact personal email addresses and names of some individual staff who have been involved in the correspondence. There are three documents attached to this letter and details are given in the table below:-

Title Format Size
Annex A - GTCS email to Scottish Government and associated earlier emails, 22/9/17 PDF 525.19KB
Annex B - GTCS email to Scottish Government and associated earlier emails, 11/10/17 PDF 1.5MB
Annex C - Mr Paechter email to Scottish Government, 19/10/17 PDF 274.53KB

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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 Nov 2017
Correspondence with General Teaching Council for Scotland: FOI release