Northern Ireland Office: Freedom of Information

Northern Ireland Office written question – answered on 7th September 2020.

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Photo of Carla Lockhart Carla Lockhart DUP, Upper Bann

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many Freedom of Information requests his Department has received in each of the last three years; and how many of those requests (a) remain unanswered and (b) have been referred to the Information Commissioner.

Photo of Robin Walker Robin Walker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office

Statistical information on my department's performance in respect of handling Freedom of Information requests is published quarterly and can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-foi-statistics#2020

There have been no referrals to the Information Commissioner's Office this year. There were 2 in 2018, and 2 in 2019.

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