Hutcheon and The Scottish Ministers (Details of Hospitality Events At Bute House: Failure To Respond Within Statutory Timescales): SIC 30 Jul 2015

SIC Details of hospitality events at Bute House: failure to respond within statutory timescales – On 30 March 2015, Mr Hutcheon asked the Scottish Ministers (the Ministers) for the names of those receiving hospitality at Bute House since Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister, along with dates on which the hospitality was received and also dates of meetings with Rupert Murdoch for the same period. 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 Hutcheon’s requirement for review within the timescale set down by FOISA.

[2015] ScotIC 124 – 2015
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Scotland, Information

Updated: 04 January 2022; Ref: scu.552539