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Paul Temple made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Scottish Government

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Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Scottish Government,

Please provide by freedom of information emails and replies between the Clinical Director Jason Lietch and the First Minister, ministers, civil servants and special advisors discussing her covid travel update advice issued on or around the End of November beginning of December 2021. Where she stated that anyone returning from abroad will be asked to take a PCR test on the SECOND day after arrival and self isolate until the result.

In particular the emails that discuss this deviation from the previous advice that allowed PCR tests to be taken upon arrival in Scotland from abroad.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Temple

Scottish Government

Our Reference: 202200270154

Dear Paul Temple,

Thank you for your correspondence received on 07/01/2022. Your query will
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reference number of 202200270154. Please quote this number in all
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as quickly as possible and within the stated timescale as indicated on our
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Dear Scottish Government,

Please pass this FOI to the person that handles requests for an internal review. My reasons are that by giving the email in annex A it confirms that there was discussion around the First Ministers statement that tests had to be taken on the 2nd day after arrival back from abroad.

I requested all the emails that led up to the advice in annex A. Please provide them ASAP.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Temple

Scottish Government

Our Reference: 202200276731

Dear Paul Temple,

Thank you for your correspondence sent on 29/01/2022. Your query will be
passed to the relevant area for consideration and has been given a
reference number of 202200276731. 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
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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
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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Dear Scottish Government,

You have failed to comply with the time scales set in law. Please reply with the information requested and the reason for the delay.
Yours faithfully,

Paul Temple

Scottish Government

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