Shawcross exercise

Edward Williams made this Freedom of Information request to Attorney General's Office

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

Gwrthodwyd y cais gan Attorney General's Office.

Dear Attorney General's Office,

The Attorney General, in appropriate cases, can ask for representations from ministerial
colleagues on the public interest in relation to a prosecution. This is known as a “Shawcross exercise”

REQUEST
Provide the requests by AG/Law Officers for all ministerial representations made last in the last 5 years.
Provide the replies to these requests.

Yours faithfully,

Edward Williams

Correspondence (AGO), Attorney General's Office

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Correspondence (AGO), Attorney General's Office

Dear Mr Williams,

Thank you for your FOI request to the Attorney General’s Office (AGO).

The AGO will respond to your request within the deadline requirement of the FOIA legislation.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer

FOI Officer
E: [AGO request email]
T: 020 7271 2492
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Correspondence (AGO), Attorney General's Office

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Dear Mr Williams,

Please see the attached AGO response to the FOI request you made on 4 November 2019.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer

FOI Officer
E: [AGO request email]
T: 020 7271 2492
5-8 The Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3JS

@attorneygeneral | gov.uk/ago

Making law and politics work together at the heart of the UK constitution

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Dear Attorney General's Office,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Attorney General's Office's handling of my FOI request 'Shawcross exercise'.

Please reply promptly, tribunal waiting list is long.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/s...

Yours faithfully,

Edward Williams

Dear Correspondence (AGO),

When replying explain which exemptions apply to the request sent to ministers by the AG.

"Provide the requests by AG/Law Officers for all ministerial representations made last in
the last 5 years."

Explain the prejudice which would be caused to finished prosecutions (including one which did not proceed).

Yours sincerely,

Edward Williams

Correspondence (AGO), Attorney General's Office

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Dear Edward Williams,

Please see the attached response to your 25 November 2019 request for an internal review into our handling of the FOI request you made on 4 November 2019.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer

FOI Officer
E: [AGO request email]
T: 020 7271 2492

@attorneygeneral | gov.uk/ago

Making law and politics work together at the heart of the UK constitution

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

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