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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4517 requests
No response from Tipstaff. Next step.
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by H Ciudad del Carbón on .

Awaiting response.

Tipstaff has lost all my papers, and refuses to communicate with me about their return. Do you consider this to be a good quality service for the...
I refer to the Guardian article entitled "Man died of heatstroke in London court cell after 'serious failures'" at https://www.theguardian.com/uk-n...
Family Law Panel composition
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Mr A.J. Wilson on .

Awaiting response.

In an relation to a written question asked in the House of Commons on July 15th 2019 (Family Courts:Written question - 273769) with the Hansard reco...
Recycling policy and schemes
Internal review request sent to Ministry of Justice by Thomas Reigh on .

Partially successful.

Thank you. I understand your rationale and appreciate what you were able to give. You are valued, and I hope you remember that when requesters gi...
Recorder sitting days in the Crown Court
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by C May on .

Awaiting response.

Can you please release, under FOI, the number of sitting days or half-days by Recorders in the Crown Court in England and Wales in each of the years...
Criminal Injuries Compensation awards
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Robin Eveleigh on .

Awaiting response.

I am seeking data concerning Criminal Injuries Compensation awards made in cases where there is no criminal conviction. For each individual year,...
Please can you tell
Response by Ministry of Justice to m.spaven on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Spaven,   Please see the attached reply to your Freedom of Information Act request to the Ministry of Justice.   Regards,   [1]Min...
What is the max cost limit on each housing case in Legal Aid?
Response by Ministry of Justice to Roman on .

Awaiting classification.

Afternoon Mr Roman,   Please find attached our response to your request under FOIA.   Thank you     Disclosure Team Ministry of Justice 10...
Legal Powers
Response by Ministry of Justice to Roman on .

Refused.

Dear sir or Madam, Thank you for your email, however we cannot carry out an internal review of a non FOI request. Thanks, Disclosure Team
Nominal Proceeds of Crime awards
Response by Ministry of Justice to Andrew Penman on .

Awaiting classification.

  Dear Mr Penman,   Please find attached the response to the freedom of information request received by Ministry of Justice (MoJ).   Kind re...
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Response by Ministry of Justice to michael john on .

Long overdue.

Thank you for your email. Please accept this auto-response as confirmation that your request has been received. We endeavour to provide a response to...
The career of Mr Philip John Sampson
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Keith Webb on .

Awaiting response.

I am seeking to verify claims by Mr Philip John Sampson DOB June 1945 that he was a magistrate between the years 1983 and 2015, a total of 32 years....
Dear Ms Graham  Please find attached response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request – 190212039   Kind regards, MOJ Digital and Technol...
Court Transcript
Response by Ministry of Justice to G Cartin on .

Refused.

Dear Gemma,   I have received your email from our Regional Support Office, Knowledge & Information Officer.  As your request for a transcript does...
Dear ess access I, Thank you for your email. Are you requesting your own information? Thanks, Disclosure Team
Dear Mr Popescu,   Please see attached response to your FOI request (our reference – 190607013)   Kind Regards,   Knowledge and Informatio...
Please can you tell
Follow up sent to Ministry of Justice by m.spaven on .

Awaiting response.

Please can you look into this request? Yours faithfully, mark .spaven
Please find attached an acknowledgement of the above request   Bob Weston   Knowledge Information Liaison Officer   HMCTS - Analysis and Pe...
Petition response
Response by Ministry of Justice to Mr A.J. Wilson on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr Wilson,   Further to the email sent to you by the MoJ’s Disclosure Team on  17th June, and your e-mail to the team of 9^th July, I am writ...
Hello Mr Starch. Please find attached my findings regarding the above.   Bob Weston   Knowledge Information Liaison Officer   HMCTS - Ana...
Issuing council tax summons
Response by Ministry of Justice to Patrick Moloney on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Moloney   Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information Act request.   Yours sincerely   Knowledge and Informat...
Issuing court summons
Request sent to Ministry of Justice by Patrick Moloney on .

Awaiting response.

Could you please provide me with the following information please 1) Is the signature at the bottom of each summons issued the signature of the p...
Please find attached an acknowledgement of the above.   Bob Weston   Knowledge Information Liaison Officer   HMCTS - Analysis and Performan...
Statistics of Youth Detention Centres in England and Wales
Internal review request sent to Ministry of Justice by Jordans Solicitors on .

Awaiting internal review.

we submitted a FOI request to obtain the statistics of Youth Detention Centres in England and Wales on 11 June 2016. A response was received that fur...
Please could you provide the restorative justice statistics from the new MOJ performance framework for monitoring Police and Crime Commissioner per...

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