DE&S SEC Policy Secretariat
Defence Equipment and Support
MOD Abbey Wood
Date: 4 October 2017
Dear Mr Connor Gurney
Further to our email of 25 August 2017, I am writing to provide you with an update to your Freedom
of Information request, in which you ask for the following information:
Unfortunately we are still processing your request, and anticipate that it will take up to a further 20
working days to conclude. I regret that this is taking longer than originally anticipated, and I will
write to you again by 1 November 2017 with either a substantive response or a further update on
If you wish to complain about the handling of your request, or the content of this response, you can
request an independent internal review by contacting the Information Rights Compliance team,
Ground Floor, MOD Main Building, Whitehall, SW1A 2HB (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please note that any request for an internal review should be made within 40 working days of the
date of this response.
If you remain dissatisfied following an internal review, you may raise your complaint directly to the
Information Commissioner under the provisions of Section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act.
Please note that the Information Commissioner will not normally investigate your case until the
MOD internal review process has been completed. The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire,
SK9 5AF. Further details of the role and powers of the Information Commissioner can be found on
the Commissioner's website at https://ico.org.uk/.
Yours sincerely, Defence Equipment and Support Policy Secretariat