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Attorney General: Freedom of Information

Question for Attorney General

UIN 16931, tabled on 16 June 2021

To ask the Attorney General, whether his Department has referred any Freedom of Information requests received by his Department to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House on Freedom of Information requests for advice on handling, in the last two years.

Answered on

21 June 2021

FOI requests are referred to the Clearing House in line with the published criteria available on gov.uk. The Clearing House, which has been in existence since 2004, provides advice to ensure a consistent approach across government to requests for information.

Answered by

Attorney General
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