Allan,
 
REQUEST UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 (FOISA)
 
Thank you for your request dated 27 February 2017 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).
 
Your request
You asked for any correspondence between SG ministers and Moi Ali, former board member of the SPA between 1 Nov 2016 and 27 Feb 2017, and any correspondence between SG ministers mentioning Moi Ali between 1 Nov 2016 and 27 Feb 2017
 
Response to your  request
I attach a copy of all of the information you requested.
 
Your right to request a review
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