Government Equalities Office: Freedom of Information

Women and Equalities written question – answered on 9th July 2015.

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Photo of Peter Grant Peter Grant Scottish National Party, Glenrothes

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, on how many occasions the Government Equalities Office applied the exemption in section 38(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (disclosure likely to endanger the physical or mental health of any individual) in wholly or partly refusing a freedom of information request in each of the last five years.

Photo of Peter Grant Peter Grant Scottish National Party, Glenrothes

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, on how many occasions the Government Equalities Office applied the exemption in section 38(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (disclosure likely to endanger the safety of any individual) in wholly or partly refusing a freedom of information request in each of the last five years.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister for Equalities (Department for Education), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Section 38(1)(a) and Section 38(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information Act have not been used by the Government Equalities Office in the last 5 years.

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