Bridge linking Scotland and Northern Ireland: EIR release

Information requested

1. Provide details of the number of briefings attended by members of the Scottish Government, including MSPs and their staff, to discuss the UK Government’s plan to build either a bridge or tunnel from Scotland to Northern Ireland from 1 August 2019 to 30 March 2020?

2. List these in chronological order and also provide details of how many Scottish Government staff attended these briefings from 1 August 2019 to 30 March 2020?

3. Provide details of the correspondence that has taken place between Scottish Government officials, including MSPs and their staff - i.e. relevant emails or letters - in connection with the plan for a bridge or tunnel from Scotland to Northern Ireland from 1 August 2019 to 30 March 2020?

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Published Date 27 Jul 2020