SIC ‘Team Scotland’ visit to Chicago and the Ryder Cup: failure to respond within statutory timescales – On 28 January 2014, Mr Picken asked the Scottish Ministers (the Ministers) for information about accommodation arrangements for officials and Ministers attending visits to Chicago and the Ryder Cup. 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 Picken’s requirement for review within the timescale set down by FOISA.
 ScotIC 123 – 2014
Updated: 17 December 2021; Ref: scu.535069