Clearance Refused

Currently waiting for a response from Ministry of Defence, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

Dear Ministry of Defence,

Of the applications made to United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) for vetting at CTC, SC & DV level, since the formation of UKSV:

In how many applications was the section asking whether the applicant had ever taken part in "espionage/terrorism/sabotage/actions intended to overthrow or undermine Parliamentary democracy by political, industrial or violent means?" answered affirmatively?

In how many applications was the section asking the applicant "Have you ever been a member of, or supported a group or groups involved in any of the above activities?/Have you ever had a close association with anyone who, to your knowledge, has been a member of or given active support to any such group or activities?" answered affirmatively?

Of those that were answered affirmatively, how many applicants were given the clearance they applied for?

Yours faithfully,

William Dawes

correspondence@mod.ecase.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of Defence Business Services Secretariat, Ministry of Defence

Dear Mr Dawes,

Your request has been logged under our reference FOI2019/00104 and the
target date for response is 31 January 2019.

Yours sincerely,

DBS Secretariat

Dear [email address] on behalf of Defence Business Services Secretariat,

Please respond to my request. You must comply with section 1(1) promptly and in any event not later than the twentieth working day following the date of receipt.

Yours sincerely,

William Dawes

correspondence@mod.ecase.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of Defence Business Services Secretariat, Ministry of Defence

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Dear Mr Dawes

Please find attached our response to your recent enquiry.

Regards

DBS Secretariat Team

Dear [email address] on behalf of Defence Business Services Secretariat,

Thank you for your response.

Could you confirm whether you hold the numbers of rejected applications (at all clearance levels), for the past 5 years?

Please send me all the documents relating to the refusal of my initial request; with a breakdown of projected hours needed to complete it based on years and clearance levels requested. That way, I'll be able to resubmit it, to come in under the appropriate time and cost limits.

Yours sincerely,

William Dawes

correspondence@mod.ecase.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of Defence Business Services Secretariat, Ministry of Defence

Dear Mr Dawes,

Your request has been logged under our reference FOI2019/01528 and the
target date for response is 5 March 2019.

Yours sincerely,

DBS Secretariat

Dear [email address] on behalf of Defence Business Services Secretariat,

Your response is overdue.

Yours sincerely,

William Dawes

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