This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Information request regarding communication with COSLA & EHRC'.



 
 
K Williams 
 FOI Reference: 739212  
 
 
Date: 11 November 2020
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Dear K Williams
 
Your Freedom of Information Request
 
Thank you for your request, detailed below, which we received on 15 October 2020.
 
"Please provide: 
1) copies of all emails, written correspondence, notes, meetings, minutes, discussions, 
research, advice & guidance provided that the Gender Reassignment Working Group has 
had with COSLA (Scottish local government association) since the working group's first 
meeting in July 2018. 
2) Please provide the same i.e. copies of all emails, written correspondence, notes, 
meetings, minutes, discussions, research, advice & guidance provided by the EHRC, with 
COSLA (Scottish local government association) prior to July 2018 which involves guidance 
and/or on policy & public service equality duty in relation to gender reassignment."
 
Response
 
We can confirm that the information requested is held by Equality and Human Rights 
Commission. 
 
Please find alongside this letter:
 
1. Text from generic stakeholder email, accompanying our draft Guidance for Schools 
on Transitioning Pupils Scotland; 
2. draft Guidance for Schools on Transitioning Pupils Scotland
 
 
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We will now close your request as of this date.
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
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Frank Jarvis 
Senior Solicitor
Scotland
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