Ministry of Justice
102 Petty France
22 July 2021
Dear Ms Butlin,
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request –
Thank you for your request dated 3 July in which you asked for the following information
from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ):
Could you please release to me any information you hold in relation to
investigations on following crimes reported to the Metropolitan police for
Misconduct in Public Office by the following 3 people in relation to their
treatment of Julian Assange.
Emma Arbuthnot BCA-78253-20-0101-IR Tuesday 29 Sep 2020 CIN-41994-20-
Deborah Taylor BCA-81963-20-0101-IR Monday 12 Oct 2020 CIN-43827-20-0100-
Michael Snow BCA-81927-20-0101-IR Tuesday 29 Sep 2020 CIN-43809-20-0100-
Crime reference number 6543524/20
Your request has been handled under the FOIA.
The MoJ does not hold any information in the scope of your request.
The FOIA does not oblige a public authority to create information to answer a request if the
requested information is not held. The duty is to only provide the recorded information held. Appeal Rights
If you are not satisfied with this response you have the right to request an internal review by
responding in writing to one of the addresses below within two months of the date of this
Disclosure Team, Ministry of Justice,
You do have the right to ask the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to investigate any
aspect of your complaint. However, please note that the ICO is likely to expect internal
complaints procedures to have been exhausted before beginning their investigation.
Yours sincerely Laura Walters
Judicial Conduct Investigations Office