SIC On 4 March 2013, Mr Laing asked the Scottish Ministers (the Ministers) for the number of reports, etc. they held about the independence referendum. Following a review, the Ministers informed Mr Laing that they did not hold the information he had asked for.
Following an investigation, the Commissioner found that the Ministers had been entitled to come to this conclusion. The Commissioner also found that the Ministers failed to respond to Mr Laing’s request within the required timescale.
 ScotIC 210 – 2013
Updated: 21 November 2021; Ref: scu.516076