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Freedom of Information: Prosecutions

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 182093, tabled on 16 April 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of extending the six-month time limit for prosecution of offences under section 77 of the Freedom of Information Act on levels of compliance with that Act.

Answered on

21 April 2021

This Government will continue to consider the recommendations made for reform of section 77 of the Act.

Answered by

Cabinet Office
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