Freedom of Information

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 27th February 2006.

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Photo of Peter Law Peter Law Independent, Blaenau Gwent

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the freedom of information requests made since 1 January 2005 concerning information on (a) energy policy, (b) renewable energy and (c) nuclear energy; and whether the request was (i) fully complied with, (ii) partially answered and (iii) refused in each case.

Photo of Alan Johnson Alan Johnson Secretary of State for Trade and Industry

Since 1 January 2005, the Department has received in total 88 energy related Freedom of Information Act requests. In broad terms: (a) 18 related to energy policy; (b) 22 renewable energy and (c) 48 nuclear energy. Some requests were a combination of these categories. Of these requests, 39 were released in full; 12 were partial release of information and 23 information was withheld. There are two requests that are still being processed and in the case of a further 12 requests no information was found. A full list of the document will be placed in the Libraries of the House.

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Ken Brookman
Posted on 1 Mar 2006 11:20 am (Report this annotation)

I just wish I could get all the information I have asked for via the freedom of information act regarding my MP . Still it is slowly coming in to help me complete my dossier.