Department for Education: Freedom of Information

(asked on 24th June 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Education:

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many freedom of information requests his Department has referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House for advice on handling in each year since 2016.


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Nick Gibb Portrait
Nick Gibb
This question was answered on 29th June 2021

The Department has referred requests to the Cabinet Office Clearing House where appropriate and in line with the published criteria which is available on gov.uk: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cabinet-office-and-freedom-of-information.

The Department does not maintain records of the number of referrals to the Clearing House.

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