- 4 Apr 2018
FOI reference: FOI/18/00610
Date received: 21 February 2018
Date responded: 21 March 2018
1. Under freedom of information, I ask to be emailed the dates and locations of all meetings held between the Government Minister Jamie Hepburn MSP and the Confederation of British industry (CBI) in 2016, 2017 and 2018. I also request any available briefings and notes from those meetings.
Further to this, I request copies of all correspondence both physical and electronic between Mr Hepburn and also his ministerial staff to the CBI in 2016/17/18.
Our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are able to provide details of 4 meetings between Mr Hepburn, Minister of Employability and Training and the Confederation of British Industry held during 2016, 2017 and 2018. Details are contained in the table below:
|17 January 2017||MacLay, Murray & Spens Offices, Edinburgh|
|16 June 2016||HSBC Offices, Glasgow|
|23 August 2016||BT Offices, Glasgow|
|27 October 2016||The Scottish Parliament|
The papers associated with these meetings are attached as Annexes to this document as follows:
Annex 1 CBI Meeting January 2017
Annex 2 CBI Meeting June 2016
Annex 3 CBI Meeting August 2016
Annex 4 CBI Meeting October 2016
Please note that Ministerial engagements are routinely published on the Scottish Government wesite and can be accessed using the following link:
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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
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