2012] EWHC 2292 (Admin) and revised standard letters

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

In The Queen (on the application of) Caitlin Reilly and Jamieson Wilson -v- Secretary of State for Work and Pensions http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/media/judgme... ruling it highlighted DWP letters warning of potential sanctions are unlawful. Today you said "We do not believe there is anything wrong with the original letters and we will appeal this aspect of the judgement, but in the meantime we have revised our standard letters.".

Please email me a copy of the revised standard letters and all versions of the original letters previously used and any new DWP Provider or Jobcentre Plus guidance related to these revised letters.

Yours faithfully,
Frank Zola

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I am writing to request an internal review of Department for Work and Pensions's handling of my FOI request '2012] EWHC 2292 (Admin) and revised standard letters'.

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DWP Central FoI Team

From: Frank Zola [mailto:[FOI #124439 email]]
Sent: 06 August 2012 13:40
To: DWP freedom-of-information-requests
Subject: Freedom of Information request - 2012] EWHC 2292 (Admin) and
revised standard letters

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

In The Queen (on the application of) Caitlin Reilly and Jamieson
Wilson -v- Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/media/judgme...
-work-pensions-judgment-06082012
ruling it highlighted DWP letters warning of potential sanctions
are unlawful. Today you said "We do not believe there is anything
wrong with the original letters and we will appeal this aspect of
the judgement, but in the meantime we have revised our standard
letters.".

Please email me a copy of the revised standard letters and all
versions of the original letters previously used and any new DWP
Provider or Jobcentre Plus guidance related to these revised
letters.

Yours faithfully,
Frank Zola

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Our Ref: IR/VTR552

Dear Mr Zola,

Thank you for your request for an Internal Review in response to your
Freedom of Information request 3043.

Your original request was received by the Department on 6 August and a
response should have been sent to you by 4 September. Unfortunately, on
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