Church of Scotland

A body voluntarily applying FOI

The Church of Scotland is not subject to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

It does however answer requests for information as a matter of policy: "Church bodies should adopt the presumption that all information should be made available or disclosed on request unless special considerations dictate otherwise." Source: Guidance Notes on Freedom of Information within the Church, a law department circular.[1][2]

While the Church of Scotland is not an established church its constitution, it is the official church of Scotland.[3] The Church has special legal protection by the Church of Scotland Act 1921.

The email address used here is for 'Finance and Stewardship'.

7 requests
Recruitment figures
Response by Church of Scotland to Rachel Coburn on .
Partially successful.
Dear Ms Coburn, Your message dated 13th January has been passed on to me. The Church of Scotland is not a body which is subject to Freedom of Inform...
List of Scotland Churches with addresses and website
Response by Church of Scotland to Farrukh Pervez on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Pervez,   Thank you for your enquiry about Church of Scotland churches.   The Church of Scotland is not in fact subject to the Freedom...
Crimen Sollicitationas
Response by Church of Scotland to Barbara Jones on .
Successful.
Dear Ms Jones, Your message has been passed to me. Please note that the Church of Scotland is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. I can ad...
Land owned by Church of Scotland
Response by Church of Scotland to Stephen Adamson on .
Refused.
  Please find attached, David Robertson’s letter.  When replying please address your email to [1][email address]       With kind regards,...
Number of parishes now and in 1975
Follow up sent to Church of Scotland by Michael Gallagher on .
Partially successful.
Thank you very much for your reply - I'll see if they have your yearbooks in Perth library. Yours sincerely, Michael Gallagher
Procurement of Contractors and Construction Consultancy Services
Internal review request sent to Church of Scotland by Nicola on .
Awaiting internal review.
When will I receive a response? This is long overdue. Yours faithfully, Nicola
To Mr A Bruno, Please note that the Church of Scotland is not a public authority for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act. Kindly take d...

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