British Indian Ocean Territory
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 12 December 2012, Official Report, column 338W, on the British Indian Ocean Territory, what the basis is for his assertion that in the relevant Decision Notice the Information Commissioner has concluded that the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 do not apply to the British Indian Ocean Territory.
Mark Simmonds (The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs; Boston and Skegness, Conservative)
The Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations do not apply to Overseas Territories. In the Information Commissioner's Decision Notice of