Freedom of Information: Prosecutions

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 21st April 2021.

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Photo of Dan Carden Dan Carden Labour, Liverpool, Walton

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of extending the six-month time limit for prosecution of offences under section 77 of the Freedom of Information Act on levels of compliance with that Act.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

This Government will continue to consider the recommendations made for reform of section 77 of the Act.

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