Support for private prisons

An order under section 5 of the Act brought privately managed prisons within the scope of FOI from 1 September 2016. We delivered a training event on 16 June 2016 to help the new bodies prepare. Below are the training materials from the event.

Delegate packs

The delegate packs contained:

Event programme

Setting up your FOI function: Guidance for Scottish public authorities new to FOI

Your Right To Know - A Guide to FOI in Scotland


Introduction to FOI duties

Publishing information

Responding to information requests and reviews

Handout: is this an information request?

Requests for personal information

Commercial interests


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