Clause 7

Part of Terrorist Asset-Freezing Etc. Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:30 am on 23 November 2010.

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Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban The Financial Secretary to the Treasury 11:30, 23 November 2010

Indeed, the right hon. Gentleman has, with immaculate timing.

The first thing to say is that, when an institution has been informed explicitly of a designation, it would be advised of revocation, exploration or variation. There is symmetry in that. Of course—the right hon. Gentleman would expect nothing less—the Treasury has a record of the people whom it has notified of a designation, and that record is maintained. That information is not automatically put in the public domain and he will appreciate why that is the case. I shall write to him about whether the information is subject to a request under the Freedom of Information Act.