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FOI Disclosures


We publish a disclosure log which details some of the requests for information that we have answered. 

We publish responses that we think will be of the most interest to the public and do not generally include responses that are about specific cases or grants of legal aid.


We deal with requests for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and occasionally the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

The responses are shown in date order. To find a particular topic, use the website's Search tool to search the subject of responses.


Friday, Nov 25, 2016

Number of Solicitors on our Database

Number of Solicitors on our Database (PDF 77.6Kb)


Friday, Nov 25, 2016

Drug Treatment and Testing Orders

Drug Treatment and Testing Orders (PDF 93.4Kb)


Friday, Nov 25, 2016

Child Access Legal Aid Funding

Child Access Legal Aid Funding (PDF 107.4Kb)


Friday, Nov 25, 2016

Applications for Sanctions in Reparation Cases

Applications for Sanctions in Reparation Cases (PDF 95.8Kb)


Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

Applications for legal aid for residence or a contact order or any type of family action in Scotland since 2006

Applications for legal aid for residence or a contact order or any type of family action in Scotland since 2006 - Response (PDF 76.0Kb)


Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

Details of solicitors carrying out legal aid in Perthshire

Details of solicitors carrying out legal aid in Perthshire - Response (PDF 77.1Kb)


Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

Request for information regarding the Board’s use of ERP IT System/Software

Request for information regarding the Board’s use of ERP IT System/Software - Response (PDF 86.1Kb)


Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

Information requested on the Board’s use of NoSQL database technologies

Information requested on the Board’s use of NoSQL database technologies - Response (PDF 74.2Kb)


Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

How much was paid in legal aid for former MSP Bill Walker?

How much was paid in legal aid for former MSP Bill Walker? - Response (PDF 70.6Kb)


Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

How much Nat Fraser has cost the Scottish taxpayer over the past 10 years

How much Nat Fraser has cost the Scottish taxpayer over the past 10 years - Response (PDF 76.7Kb)


Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

Information on the total amount spent on IT

Information on the total amount spent on IT - Response (PDF 131.0Kb)


Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

Information requested on sanctions granted for counsel in criminal extradition appeals

Information requested on sanctions granted for counsel in criminal extradition appeals - Response (PDF 2917.2Kb)


Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

Questions regarding solicitors voluntarily withdrawing themselves from providing legal assistance

Questions regarding solicitors voluntarily withdrawing themselves from providing legal assistance - Response (PDF 2771.5Kb)


Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

Questions in respect of solicitor investigations and any subsequent actions taken by the Scottish Legal Aid Board

Questions in respect of solicitor investigations and any subsequent actions taken - Response (PDF 124.1Kb)


Friday, Oct 11, 2013

The costs of families wishing to be legally represented at Fatal Accident Inquiries since 1 January 2008

Families wishing to be legally represented at Fatal Accident Inquiries - Response (PDF 92.3Kb)


Friday, Oct 11, 2013

Details of any car leasing schemes operated for employees and tax payments due to HMRC as a result of the leasing arrangements

Car leasing scheme and tax payments as a result - Repsonse (PDF 162.0Kb)


Friday, Oct 11, 2013

Money spent by SLAB in the last three years on training staff and the training providers employed

Training staff and training providers - Response (PDF 116.7Kb)


Friday, Oct 11, 2013

10 questions about SLAB's arrangements for the disposal of redundant IT equipment

Arrangements for disposal of redundant IT equipment - Response (PDF 91.7Kb)

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22, Jun, 2017

First advice agencies accredited under new Scottish National Standards process

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18, May, 2017

Upcoming research with people who have used the Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO)

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11, May, 2017

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

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22, Feb, 2017

Serious concerns raised over methodology, analysis and underlying data in Law Society’s financial health report

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