UK Research and Innovation
North Star Avenue
20 November 2018
Sent by email: email@example.com
Freedom of Information request:
Copy of grant application - ref UKRI – 2018/0179 ES
You submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to UK Research and Innovation on
20th October 2018, for information relating a grant application, Project Reference: ES/M010341/1.
I can confirm that UK Research and Innovation holds information relevant to your request, however
we believe that some of the information may be exempt under the FOIA.
We are considering the application of:
Section 36, Prejudice to the effective conduct of public affairs,
Section 40, Personal Information,
Section 41, Information provided in confidence and
Section 43, Commercial Interests
UKRI is required to apply a Public Interest Test in relation to Sections 36 and 43 and is permitted
to extend the response date by an additional 20 working days to do so.
UKRI wil endeavour to provide a response to you as soon as we are able, and we wil contact you
no later than the 28th December 2018.
Further information from the Information Commisioners Office on the FOIA exemptions can be
UK Research and Innovation, Information Governance Team