FOI reference: FOI/18/01267
Date received: 1 May 2018
Date responded: 9 May 2018
a) UK/Scottish companies that have been taken over by mainland EU companies b) The number of roles in our companies now filled by EU people born outside Scotland
Most of the information you have requested is available from the Scottish Government website. Information on the number of businesses in Scotland that are EU-owned is available at:
Information on the number of EU nationals living and working in Scotland is available at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Labour-Market/Publications-Topical/APS-EUcitizens-2016.
Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.
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