Dear Scottish Government,

I request for each calendar or financial year for which records are held:
1 The number of emails sent to @sinnfein.ie (Sinn Fein party) email addresses
2. The number of emails received from @sinnfein.ie (Sin Feinn) email addresses

3. Copies of all emails, letters and texts sent from the First Minister, Scottish Government Ministers, SPAD's and civil servants to Sinn Fein and emails received from Sinn Fein to persons in the above list First Minster etc. From 20th June 2021 to 20th June 2022.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Temple

Scottish Government

Our Reference: 202200306586

Dear Paul Temple,

Thank you for your correspondence received on 19/06/2022. Your query will
be passed to the relevant area for consideration and has been given a
reference number of 202200306586. Please quote this number in all
correspondence. The Scottish Government aim to respond, where necessary,
as quickly as possible and within the stated timescale as indicated on our
website
(http://www.gov.scot/about/contact-inform...).

Yours sincerely
MiCase
Correspondence system for SG and partner agencies
The Scottish Government takes your privacy seriously. You may have written
to us because you have a question or want to make a complaint. Our privacy
notice
(https://beta.gov.scot/publications/conta...),
available on our website, sets out how we use your personal data, and your
rights when communicating with us. It is made under Article 13 of the
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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Dear Scottish Government,

In order to comply with the £600 limit remove point 3 from my request. I already see that a similar request for email numbers to and from snp email addresses didn't attract the £600 limit.

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/i...

Yours faithfully,

Paul Temple

Scottish Government

Mr Temple

Thank you for your reply.

I can confirm receipt. We hope to respond to your request in due course.

Regards

David Bowman | Internal Market and Constitutional Policy Officer | Constitution & UK Relations Division | Constitution & Cabinet Directorate
The Scottish Government

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Scottish Government

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This e-mail (and any files or other attachments transmitted with it) is
intended solely for the attention of the addressee(s). Unauthorised use,
disclosure, storage, copying or distribution of any part of this e-mail is
not permitted. If you are not the intended recipient please destroy the
email, remove any copies from your system and inform the sender
immediately by return.
Communications with the Scottish Government may be monitored or recorded
in order to secure the effective operation of the system and for other
lawful purposes. The views or opinions contained within this e-mail may
not necessarily reflect those of the Scottish Government.
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Dear Scottish Government,

Thank your for your reply. Given the number of emails involved I now make a FOI request for copies of these mails to and from the Scot Government and Sinn Fein.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Temple

Scottish Government

Our Reference: 202200311821
Your Reference: request-872015-a83309a5

Dear Paul Temple,

Thank you for your correspondence sent on 19/07/2022. Your query will be
passed to the relevant area for consideration and has been given a
reference number of 202200311821. Please quote this number in all
correspondence. The Scottish Government aim to respond, where necessary,
as quickly as possible and within the stated timescale as indicated on our
website
(http://www.gov.scot/about/contact-inform...).

Yours sincerely
MiCase
Correspondence system for SG and partner agencies
The Scottish Government takes your privacy seriously. You may have written
to us because you have a question or want to make a complaint. Our privacy
notice
(https://beta.gov.scot/publications/conta...),
available on our website, sets out how we use your personal data, and your
rights when communicating with us. It is made under Article 13 of the
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
********************************************************************** 
This e-mail (and any files or other attachments transmitted with it) is
intended solely for the attention of the addressee(s). Unauthorised use,
disclosure, storage, copying or distribution of any part of this e-mail is
not permitted. If you are not the intended recipient please destroy the
email, remove any copies from your system and inform the sender
immediately by return.
Communications with the Scottish Government may be monitored or recorded
in order to secure the effective operation of the system and for other
lawful purposes. The views or opinions contained within this e-mail may
not necessarily reflect those of the Scottish Government.
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Scottish Government

1 Atodiad

Please find attached a response to your correspondence.
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This e-mail (and any files or other attachments transmitted with it) is
intended solely for the attention of the addressee(s). Unauthorised use,
disclosure, storage, copying or distribution of any part of this e-mail is
not permitted. If you are not the intended recipient please destroy the
email, remove any copies from your system and inform the sender
immediately by return.
Communications with the Scottish Government may be monitored or recorded
in order to secure the effective operation of the system and for other
lawful purposes. The views or opinions contained within this e-mail may
not necessarily reflect those of the Scottish Government.
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