Use of ‘taxpayer funded’ transport: failure to respond within statutory timescales – On 16 October 2013, Mr Meikle made a request to the Scottish Ministers (the Ministers), asking if the First Minister or his Cabinet had used ‘taxpayer funded’ transport, to and from the Dunfermline ByElection.
This decision finds that the Ministers failed to respond to the request within the timescales allowed by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA). The decision also finds that the Minister’s failed to comply with Mr Meikle’s request for review within the timescales set down by FOISA.
 ScotIC 037 – 2014
Updated: 01 December 2021; Ref: scu.522724