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261 - Contacts with tobacco industry

13 March 2023

Request:

"Please provide a list of any and all contact your organisation and/or staff have had with British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands, Japan Tobacco International, Philip Morris International, as well as any other domestic or transnational tobacco companies or anyone representing the tobacco industry including subsidiaries of tobacco industry.

I would like this information for the period from 1 April 2021 to 20 February 2023.

Contact would primarily include attending or arranging meetings or functions, and responding to correspondence or phone calls.

Please break down the information by:

  • Tobacco company or representative’s name
  • Date of contact(s)
  • Type of contact (meeting, email, letter, phone call, text/app message or video call, e-card or any other form of electronic communication)
  • Place of contact, if relevant
  • Purpose of contact
  • Outcome of contact, including if no action taken

Response:

Crown Estate Scotland does not hold the information requested,  Section 17(1)(b) under FOISA applies

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