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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00132: Adam Tomkins (Glasgow)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 19 May 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the report in the Daily Record on 29 March 2016 that the Scottish Information Commissioner was minded to delay announcing decisions that might be critical of ministers until after the 2016 Scottish election, whether it is aware of the commissioner delaying such announcements in previous periods of purdah.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 31 May 2016

< >No, the Scottish Government is not aware of the commissioner having delayed a decision during any previous purdah period.