ScotGov FOI - Evaluating the effect of FOIA on democratic participation, citizen engagement and government accountability

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Dear Scottish Government,

Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, please provide records held on:

- Scottish Government analysis of the effects of FOISA on citizen participation, engagement, and democratic accountability.
- Any reviews of whether FOISA has increased public trust, transparency, participation, or feelings of democratic empowerment.
- Assessments of FOISA's outcomes regarding citizen understanding of and involvement in policymaking.
- Analysis of whether FOISA has improved government accountability and strengthened Scottish democracy.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Campbell

Scottish Government

Our Reference: 202300381542
Your Reference: - Evaluating the effect of FOIA on democratic
participation, citizen engagement and government accountability

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