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Information Policy & Compliance
29 November 2016
Dear Mr Magee, Freedom of Information Request - RFI20162167
Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) dated 14
November, seeking the following information:
1. ‘How many poppies did the corporation buy, and what was the cost?
2. Is it BBC policy for all staff to wear poppies?
3. If two is true, what is the reasoning behind this decision?’
There are no records of the BBC purchasing poppies, and there is no policy for staff to wear
poppies. Appeal Rights
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