Dear Criminal Cases Review Commission,

On how many occasions since the start of 2016 has the Secretary of State for Justice requested the assistance of the Commission under Section 16 of The Criminal Appeals Act 1995 on any matter which arises in the consideration [by the Secretary for State] of whether to recommend the exercise of Her Majesty’s prerogative of mercy in relation to a conviction (The granting of a Royal Pardon to that convicted person).

Yours faithfully,

Mr Lee

info, Criminal Cases Review Commission

Thank you contacting the Criminal Cases Review Commission. We confirm that we have received your email and will deal with it appropriately.

Please note that we do not respond to correspondence that has been copied to us.

If you would like to find out more about the services we provide, please visit our website at www.ccrc.gov.uk<http://www.ccrc.gov.uk/>

Yours sincerely

CCRC

info, Criminal Cases Review Commission

Dear Mr Lee

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information, received on 14.02.20.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Please note there is a twenty working day limit (from receipt of the request) in which we are required to respond to requests under the FOIA.

The deadline for your request is 13.03.20.

Yours sincerely,

Information Team
CCRC

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

DPO, Criminal Cases Review Commission

Dear Mr Lee

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You asked for the following:

On how many occasions since the start of 2016 has the Secretary of State for Justice requested the assistance of the Commission under Section 16 of The Criminal Appeals Act 1995 on any matter which arises in the consideration [by the Secretary for State] of whether to recommend the exercise of Her Majesty’s prerogative of mercy in relation to a conviction (The granting of a Royal Pardon to that convicted person).

Our response:

There has been one occasion since the start of 2016.

Yours sincerely

Information Team
CCRC

If you disagree with our decision or are otherwise unhappy with how we have dealt with your request, in the first instance you may approach the Commission’s Data Protection Officer in writing at Criminal Cases Review Commission, 5 St Philip’s Place, Birmingham, B3 2PW. Should you remain dissatisfied with the outcome you have a right under section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act to appeal against the decision by contacting the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF, [email address]

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir