Legal action and costs

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Dear Food Standards Scotland,

I am writing to you to request the following information.

1) The total spend, broken down by financial or calendar year, on external legal advice since April 1, 2020. (I.e. 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23 to date)
1a) Please break this down by the list of associated cases or disputes, and their individual cost.

1b) If possible, please provide the final settlement or damages or other court mandated payment cost for any cases during which external legal advice was sought. If it is not possible to link each case to a settlement agreement, please provide the total cost of the settlements or payments.

Yours faithfully,

Conor Matchett

Food Standards Scotland

Good afternoon Connor,

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

We received your request on the 30th of November 2022 and will respond in accordance with FOISA by the 30th of December 2022.

If you have any queries, please contact me.

Kind regards,

Alina (Maria) Zangelidou
Openness & Correspondence Officer
Food Standards Scotland
Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RL
[email address]
www.foodstandards.gov.scot

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Food Standards Scotland

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Dear Mr Matchett,

Please find attached our response to your FOI request.

Kind regards,
Alina (Maria) Zangelidou
Openness & Correspondence Officer
Food Standards Scotland
Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RL
[email address]
www.foodstandards.gov.scot

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