Date lodged: 9 January 2018
To ask the Scottish Government when the (a) Cabinet Secretary for Justice and (b) Minister for Transport and the Islands last met the British Transport Police Federation; what was discussed, and whether it will publish the minutes
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 23 January 2018
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice and the Minister for Transport and the Islands held meetings with the British Transport Police Federation (BTPF) on 10 March 2016; 10 August 2016; and 6 December 2016. There has also been correspondence in December 2016, June 2017 and October 2017 with regular engagement between members of the Joint Programme Board and the BTPF throughout the integration programme. Recent Joint Programme Board papers are now published online at http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Justice/policies/police-fire-rescue/police-scotland/BTP/jpbprogramme/proactiverelease.