Ministry of Justice

A ministerial department, also called MoJ

The Ministry of Justice is one of the largest government departments, employing over 70,000 people.

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4142 requests
Dear Mr Oguneko Thank you for your further email of, which has been passed to this team to respond. Your enquiry did not fall under the Freedom of I...
Entering prisonaccidentally with phone
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by constance Adams on .

Awaiting response.

In the year 2018 can you please give me the data regarding how many prison staff and volunteers have accidentally been found with mobile phones? I a...
Accidentally entering prison with phone
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by constance Adams on .

Awaiting response.

In the year 2018 can you please give me the data regarding how many prison staff and volunteers have accidentally been found with mobile phones? Out...
Does the court system and judges have to abide by common law
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Ray on .

Awaiting response.

Can you please advise and confirm that 1) The court system and judges have to abide by the Common law of the land as opposed to any other laws whi...
Child arrangement order appeals (family law)
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Cornerstone Community Alliance on .

Awaiting response.

Please provide: 1. The number of appeals for Child Arrangement Orders made since 2013 to date 2. The outcomes of these appeals Yours faithfully,...
Shared care in family law
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Cornerstone Community Alliance on .

Awaiting response.

Please provide all research, evidence and studies that judges reference in support of their decision to deny shared care when they believe conflict...
Stats on seized contraband
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Benjamin Rafferty on .

Awaiting response.

Would you please provide me with totals of the different types of contraband seized across all UK HM prisons across years 2012-13 and 2017-18 (or 16...
Dear Mr Bhamjee, Thank you for your e-mail, I am writing to advise you that your enquiry does not fall under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA...
Dear Burcu Borysik   Please find attached the reply to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request.     Regards   Gary       Gary Rensha...
Breach of DPA 1998
Response by Ministry of Justice to Penelope Graham on .

Refused.

Dear Ms Graham,   Please find attached a response to your recent FOI request.     Regards   Maureen Easton HMPPS Briefing and Correspondence Te...
Visitors Lift Access at HMP Wormwood Scrubs
Response by Ministry of Justice to Penelope Graham on .

Partially successful.

Dear Ms Graham Please see the attached response to your recent request for an Internal Review. Rob Mitchell Briefing & Correspondence Team HM Pr...
Non Molestation and Occupation orders
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Cornerstone Community Alliance on .

Awaiting response.

We write in respect of non-molestation order applications from 2013 to date. These are requests made on form FL401 Please provide the below for th...
Family Law Litigant in Person Statistics
Response by Ministry of Justice to Philip Kedge on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Kedge   Please find a response to your recent enquiry of the Ministry of Justice   [1]Ministry David of Justice Carmichael Enquiries...
Cafcass recommendations in family courts
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Cornerstone Community Alliance on .

Awaiting response.

Please confirm the total number child arrangement orders in private law family law cases from 2014 to date. Within this data, please provide what...
Dear Mr Leech,   Please find attached our response to your request.   Kind regards,   [1]Ministry of Justice Michael Johnstone Policy Off...
Prisoner STIs
Response by Ministry of Justice to Robin on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Robin, Please note, under section 8(1) of FOIA, a request for information must comply with three requirements. It must: (a) be in writing, (b) s...
Dear Mr Gulamhussein   Please find attached the response to your FOI request, reference 19010417   Regards   Rachel Hastings Release Poli...
Dear Mr Ellson   Please find attached our response to your request.       Regards Kunjal       [1]Ministry of Justice Kunjal Amin...
Dear Mr Leech,   Please find our response to your most recent Freedom of Information request concerning planning applications for new prisons.  ...
Dear Ms Wilson Thank you for your e-mail, I am writing to advise you that your enquiry does not fall under the Freedom of Information regime and will...
Driving or parking in mandatory cycle lanes
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Cherry Allan on .

Awaiting response.

If possible, please could you let me know: a. How many of the ‘neglecting road regulations (other than speeding)’, as listed in your motoring pivo...
Dear Bert, Please note, under section 8(1) of FOIA, a request for information must comply with three requirements. It must: (a) be in writing, (b) st...
Procurement Structure Chart
Response by Ministry of Justice to Etienne on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Etienne, Please note, under section 8(1) of FOIA, a request for information must comply with three requirements. It must: (a) be in writing, (b)...
Dear Mr Thomas   Please find attached a reply to your FOI request.   Kind regards Carl Pencil  |  Assistant Disclosure Specialist| The Disclo...
Thank you for your email to the Civil & Family Business Support mailbox, before the team can start to look in to your query, you are required to veri...

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