SIC Cost of First Minister’s trip to China: failure to respond within statutory timescales. On 8 January 2014, Mr Christison asked the Scottish Ministers (the Ministers) for information about the total cost incurred on the First Minister’s trip to China. This decision finds that the Ministers failed to respond to the request within the timescale allowed by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA). The decision also finds that the Ministers failed to comply with Mr Christison’s requirement for review within the timescale set down by FOISA.
 ScotIC 111 – 2014
Updated: 17 December 2021; Ref: scu.535056