Contract Details

Date published: 06/09/2021

FOI reference: 21/22 061

Date received: 23/08/2021

Date responded: 06/09/2021

Information requested

In excel spreadsheet form, please list any public relations, communications, media consultancy or lobbying firms hired by your organisation in the last five years:

Please provide:

The name of the firm (or individual/freelancer)

The contract number

The start and end date of each contract

The amount of money paid to each firm (including VAT)

The remit/purpose of the hire, and detail of what activities they undertook for your organisation

For avoidance of doubt, please provide more detail than, for example, "communications and PR support". Instead, please detail what specific issues were communicated and how this was done.

Response

SQA responded to a similar request on 17 June 2021.  The response is published on our Disclosure Log and can be accessed here.   There has been no change to the information provided then.  Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you and can be accessed at the link above.  If, however, you do not have access to the internet to obtain this information from the website(s) listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.