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Constitutional Affairs written question – answered on 17th October 2006.

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Photo of Dai Davies Dai Davies Independent, Blaenau Gwent

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many freedom of information (FOI) requests were under consideration at the FOI clearing house as of 9 October 2006, broken down by Government department.

Photo of Vera Baird Vera Baird Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs

As of the 9 October 2006, the Clearing House had under consideration 338 FOI requests referred to it by central Government departments. The breakdown by Government department is detailed as follows:

Cabinet Office—60

Department for Constitutional Affairs—21

Department for Culture, Media and Sport—20

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs—10

Department for Education and Skills—2

Department for International Development—1

Department for Transport—3

Department of Health—20

Department of Trade and Industry—15

Department for Work and Pensions—4

Foreign and Commonwealth Office—38

Her Majesty's Treasury—33

Home Office—30

Ministry of Defence—29

Northern Ireland Office—6

Department for Communities and Local Government—19

Office of National Statistics—1

Charity Commission—1

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs—5

Export Credits Guarantee Department—1

Crown Prosecution Service—1

The National Archives—11



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Ken Brookman
Posted on 18 Oct 2006 2:34 pm (Report this annotation)

Some valuable information there Mr Davies. Some of my own requests are in there somewhere.

James Anstee
Posted on 18 Oct 2006 7:52 pm (Report this annotation)

Maybe my request's for information relating to the late Peter Law and his wife the AM for this area, will finally available to me.