SIC Ministerial overseas visits: failure to respond within statutory timescales – On 4 November 2013, Ms Staveley asked the Scottish Ministers (the Ministers) for a breakdown of all ministerial overseas visits between February 2012 and October 2013. 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 Ms Staveley’s requirement for review within the timescale set down by FOISA.
 ScotIC 151 – 2014
Updated: 17 December 2021; Ref: scu.535101