Hutcheon v Scottish Ministers (2): SIC 23 May 2014

SIC Ministerial dealings with Entrepreneurial Spark: failure to respond within statutory timescales – On 28 December 2013, Mr Hutcheon asked the Scottish Ministers (the Ministers) for information on the Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning’s visits to Entrepreneurial Spark’s Ayrshire and Edinburgh Hatcheries, and for correspondence between the Minister and that organisation. 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.

[2014] ScotIC 112 – 2014


Updated: 17 December 2021; Ref: scu.535065