Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywBen Quinn mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.

Prevent - University registers of research and 'firewalls' (corrects omission of full name in previous request)

Ben Quinn made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University of St Andrews as part of a batch sent to 77 authorities

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

We're waiting for Ben Quinn to read a recent response and update the status.

(NOTE: This request is being made to correct the omission of my full name in a request which was made on October 15. The request is exactly the same. Please find my full name at the end of this message)

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following:

1. Your Prevent action plan or any document that outlines your institution’s Prevent policy in line with your obligations under the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015

2. Confirm if students, researchers and members of staff are obliged to register research which is deemed to be security sensitive

3. If such a register exists, the number of entries for each of the years 2018 (up to the date of this request), 2017, 2016 and 2015. By entries, I mean occasions on which individuals have registered research which falls into the category set out in bullet point 2. If possible, please identify the nature of the research (eg PhD, internally funded, externally funded) and topic

4. If such a register exists, confirm whether or not it is stored onsite or on an external server.

5. If such a register exists, confirm whether the register is subject to any information sharing agreements with external partners or agencies including local and regional Prevent coordinators, the Home Office, the local Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit, the local police or any other law enforcement agencies

6. A list of any agreements, arrangements or Memorandums of Understanding between your institution and bodies such as the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit (CTIRU) of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), or Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) of the City of London Police, to receive lists of illegal or illicit content, for instance for the purposes of blocking.

7. Confirm if any filtering or blocking service that your institution uses incorporate lists from the IWF, CTIRU or PIPCU, and which lists are incorporated.

Yours faithfully,
Ben Quinn

Freedom of Information, University of St Andrews

Dear Mr Quinn,


Many thanks for confirming your name and I confirm that your request for
information received on 22 October, 2018 is now being processed under the
provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.


The University will endeavour to respond to your request as quickly as
possible. In any event you will receive a response within the time set for
compliance, as prescribed in section 10 of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 i.e. no later than 19 November, 2018


In the meantime, should you have any questions about your information
request please do not hesitate to contact me.  Please quote Ref number
353-18, in any future correspondence in this connection.


Yours sincerely,








June Weir

Information Assurance and Governance Officer

Office of the Principal


University of St Andrews

Butts Wynd Building

Butts Wynd

St Andrews KY16 9AJ

Fife, Scotland


Tel: +44 (0)1334 462776



The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: No


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Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywBen Quinn mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.