Claim of "misleading" Daily Mail article: 'Covid: What they don't tell you'

Mr Pinsent made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

This is a FOI request

On 21st November at 6:27pm your twitter account responded to a Daily Mail article entitled "Covid: What they don't tell you". In the tweet (as viewable below) your department claimed, amoungst other things that "This article is misleading."

My requests for information are as follows:

1. For clarification purposes only, is this still a position that your department holds?
2. Please provide any written correspondance / meeting notes that relate to this particular article and your response. You are welcome to redact any names / non related information, however please mark any retracted names with an anonymous identifier (ie person 1/2/3, individual A/B/C).
3. Which specific paragraphs / graphs did your department decide were unfactual or misleading?
4. Please provide any correspondance to the Daily Mail in relation to this article. In the case of legally privaledged letters (or written 'without prejudice') the number of these sent to the Daily mail (in relation to this article), if any exist.
5. Please provide any correspondance to Ofcom related to this article, if any exists.

I would welcome any further information or explanation to substantiate the above comment should you wish to do so.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Pinsent

Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Mr Pinsent,

Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref:FOI-1275409) and I apologise for the

Yours sincerely, 

Hazel Percy
Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care

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