Unsolicited covid-19 correspondence/data breaches and the reliability of tests

Mr Carroll made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible.
If however this request is too wide or too unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.

I recently received unsolicited correspondence from Ipsos Mori, inviting me to take part in a covid-19 test study. I have absolutely no intention of ever doing so. Can I firstly ask how do I remove my name from NHS England being able to give out my details to third parties such as these without my consent? Please direct me to the relevant link, as I did not and do not give my consent for my address and name to be doled out to polesters and academia.

(i) Please disclose how many "random" letters such as this have been sent out in England, and please disclose methodology of how this process is carried out.
(ii)Please clarify if this "randomness" is carried out in totality of records held for England by NHS England, or if it is broken down by geographical areas for specific targeting, which would not make it "random" at all. For example, if you wanted to shut down certain areas, would it not be facilitated by mass lettering these said areas in order to illicit more tests?
(iii)Please also give a breakdown by county of how many "random" letters have been sent out, so that we can determine if specific areas are being targeted by stealth - such as The North of England in order to facilitate bogus statistics and local lockdowns.
(iv) The letter states "Once returned to the laboratory and analysed, the test may show whether you currently have the covid-19 virus (although test results are not 100% accurate)"
Please specify the actual accuracy of these tests, and on what basis "confirmation" of the Covid-19 virus- and by this I mean the actual virus and not amplified DNA matter, can be confirmed.
(v) Though stated that Ipsos Mori and Imperial College London staff and researchers keep information confidential, (which is a very big IF), what basis of consent do you have for then passing on said information to the test and trace service, who are also a third party to the DHSC?

I understand that under the act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received this request. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future via the what do they know website address.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Carroll

Department of Health and Social Care

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Gadawodd Mr Carroll anodiad ()

Had a second unsolicited letter dated a week after the first, and now a text message from Ipsos Mori, which is also unsolicited harassment.

Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

Please respond to the delayed FOI request concerning this issue

Yours faithfully,

Mr Carroll

Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Department of Health and Social Care's handling of my FOI request 'Unsolicited covid-19 correspondence/data breaches and the reliability of tests'.

I have received no response to this request, or issues which I believe have breached my personal data being given to third parties, namely Ipsos Mori and Imperial College London.

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

Yours faithfully,

Mr Carroll

FreedomofInformation, Department of Health and Social Care

Dear Mr Carroll,

Thank you for your email. I apologise for the length of time it is taking to respond to your FOI request.

DHSC does not conduct internal reviews until a response to the initial case has been issued. Although organisations can choose to conduct an internal review to assess the handling process where they have taken more than 20 working days to respond, DHSC uses the internal review process once the initial case is complete to ensure that any exemptions that have been used have been applied correctly, and that all information within the scope of the request was considered.

We will therefore not be conducting an internal review. We will respond to your FOI request as soon as we are able.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Team
Department of Health and Social Care

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Gadawodd Mr Carroll anodiad ()

So not only does DHSC and NHS England wilfully disclose personal data to third parties, it also fails to comply with FOI requests.

Gadawodd Mr Carroll anodiad ()

Nearly four months on, and the DHSC cannot justify their faked PCR test generating fraud keeping us in perpetual lockdown.

Gadawodd Mr Carroll anodiad ()

Still no response to the question, and still they perpetuate the great fraud.

Gadawodd Tyrone Armatage anodiad ()

The upcoming public enquiry is goingbto reveal the extent of the covid pandemic fraud.