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Freedom of Information

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 7th November 2014.

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Photo of John Woodcock John Woodcock Labour, Barrow and Furness

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on legal fees over prevention of release of information requested by Freedom of Information requests since 2010.

Photo of Steve Webb Steve Webb The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Legal costs relating to Freedom of Information litigation are not held centrally by the Department. Determining these costs since 2010 would exceed the disproportionate limit.

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George Morley
Posted on 11 Nov 2014 2:36 am (Report this annotation)

Another good non answer by you Mr Webb like the non answer to justify the frozen pension policy.
If it looks bad - hide it !