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Alastair Smith made this Freedom of Information request to Scotland Office

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From: Alastair Smith

5 February 2010

Dear Scotland Office,

Noting the following type of written question from an MP;
"To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many
reports or papers have been produced or commissioned by the
Scotland
Office since 2007; and what the (a) cost, (b) subject matter and
(c)
distribution run of each report was.
"

Can you tell me
(a)the cost of finding out and answering this type of question.
(b)the amountof written questions to the Scotland office for the
years 2008 and 2009.

Yours faithfully,

Alastair Smith

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Scotland Office

5 February 2010

Dear Mr Smith

FOI REQUEST

Thank you for your email of 5 February under the Freedom of Information
Act.

Your email was received on 5 February and is being dealt with under the
terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We shall deal with your
request promptly and let you have a response by 4 March 2010. If you have
any queries about your request, please contact me.

Regards

Kevin Jack

Scotland Office

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Scotland Office

11 February 2010


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Dear Mr Smith

Please see attached letter.

Regards

KAREN McNEILL

Parliamentary Clerk

Scotland Office

Dover House

Whitehall

London

SW1A 2AU

Tel: 020 7270 6746

[mobile number]

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behalf of a Minister relating to a decision or comment made by a Minister,
or note of a Ministerial meeting, must be filed appropriately by the
recipient. SO Private Office does not keep official records of such
e-mails or documents attached to, or forwarded with, them.

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From: Alastair Smith

22 February 2010

Dear Scotland Office,

Can you check the links you supplied please as the don't seem to
work.

thanks

Yours faithfully,

Alastair Smith

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Scotland Office

23 February 2010

Dear Mr Smith

Apologies that the links did not work.

Please see links below again which will hopefully work this time.

[1]http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...

[2]http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...

Regards

KAREN McNEILL

Parliamentary Clerk

Scotland Office

Dover House

Whitehall

London

SW1A 2AU

Tel: 020 7270 6746

[mobile number]

All e-mails and their attachments sent by any member of Private Office on
behalf of a Minister relating to a decision or comment made by a Minister,
or note of a Ministerial meeting, must be filed appropriately by the
recipient. SO Private Office does not keep official records of such
e-mails or documents attached to, or forwarded with, them.

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References

Visible links
1. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...
2. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...

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From: Alastair Smith

23 February 2010

Dear Karen,

Thanks for your time and your quick reply, but the links you posted
still do not work. i think they are somehow incomplete. The first
one is:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...

The second one is:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...
which doesn't work either.

Yours faithfully,

Alastair Smith

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Scotland Office

24 February 2010

Dear Mr Smith

I've had colleagues check the links and they have found that the best
way is if you re-type the information into the address bar directly or
copy and paste it across rather than clicking on the link.

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...
ext/100120m0001.htm#10012063000009

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...
/100128w0006.htm#10012870000071

Both links take you to the Hansard section of the UK Parliament website.

Regards

KAREN McNEILL
Parliamentary Clerk
Scotland Office
Dover House
Whitehall
London
SW1A 2AU
Tel: 020 7270 6746
[mobile number]

All e-mails and their attachments sent by any member of Private Office
on behalf of a Minister relating to a decision or comment made by a
Minister, or note of a Ministerial meeting, must be filed appropriately
by the recipient. SO Private Office does not keep official records of
such e-mails or documents attached to, or forwarded with, them.

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From: Alastair Smith

25 February 2010

Dear karen,

The links as available in the replies are incomplete. It may be
something to do with the format of this correspondance or the
length of the links.

I work in IT and can see that the links are not complete.
nevertheless i have typed them and it is just as i can see, they
are not complete. If you could send them to me in a normal email i
would be grateful. my email is [email address].

Yours faithfully,

Alastair Smith

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Scotland Office

25 February 2010

I am out of the office until Monday 1 March. I will respond to your
e-mail on my return.
Thanks
Karen

Karen McNeill
Parliamentary Clerk
Scotland Office
Dover House
London
SW1A 2AU
Tel: 0207 270 6476
[mobile number]

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