FOI reference: FOI/18/00444
Date received: 8 February 2018
Date responded: 8 March 2018
Any documentation sent between the Scottish Government - or representatives of - and the Education and Skills Committee with regards to the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) Bill since September 2017.
Full details of any communication between the Scottish Government – or representatives of – and the Education and Skills Committee with regards to the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) Bill.
I enclose a copy of some of the information that you have requested.
Some of the information you have requested is available from the following websites. Documentation sent between the Scottish Government and the Education and Skills Committee are available on the Scottish Government Website and the Scottish Parliament Website respectively. These include Freedom Of Information requests and Letters sent between the Education and Skills Committee and the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills.
Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the websites listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy
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 an exemption under section 38(1)(b) (personal information) of FOISA applies to that information. The reasons why that exemption(s) applies are explained in the Annex to this letter.
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
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House