Mr S Delahunty
By email: request-701813-
PO Box 211
Our ref: C-530626
Date: 20 November 2020
Dear Mr Delahunty,
RESPONSE TO REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
Thank you for your email requesting information which I have dealt with under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.
You have requested the following:
“In a speech published on 8 October, Baroness Stowell said:
"I have seen action, including litigation, that seems motivated by, or part of, a wider,
aggressive response to the Commission’s legitimate regulatory scrutiny.
"And I have seen challenges that seem less motivated by the best interests of the charity’s
purpose and beneficiaries, and more about shielding individuals from accountability to
protect their personal reputations."
Based on the the [sic] chair's description of actions, litigations and challenges above, can
the commission provide the criteria is [sic] uses to distinguish those cases from ones
which it considers legitimate regulatory scrutiny?
Can the commission also provide a list of meetings in which this criteria was discussed
since March 2018?”
I can confirm that we do not hold the information requested. The Commission does not
systematically record information in the way requested.
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