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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09585: Richard Leonard (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 1 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many appeals to the Scottish Information Commissioner there has been in each of the last five calendar years regarding its treatment of freedom of information requests.

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 14 June 2017

The number of appeals to the Scottish Information Commissioner regarding the Scottish Government FOI responses in calendar years 2012 to 2015 is published in our FOI Annual Reports on the Scottish Government website at: http://www.gov.scot/About/Information/FOI/Reporting. The number of appeals in 2016 was 28.