Freedom of Information

Education written question – answered on 14th July 2014.

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Photo of John Woodcock John Woodcock Labour, Barrow and Furness

To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much his Department spent on legal fees in cases relating to the release of information requested under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in each of the last five years.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Legal fees on cases relating to the release of information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 are not held centrally by the Department for Education and the cost of determining these over the past five years would exceed the disproportionate limit.

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