Communications between BEIS and POL updating on the change in legal strategy in POL’s High Court Litigation

Eleanor Shaikh made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

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Dear Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy,

In a written response to Lord Arbuthnot on 6th July 2020 , BEIS’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Lord Callanan made the following comment:

‘Following the Common Issues Judgment in March 2019, POL advised Ministers that it intended to change its approach to the litigation. This included changes to the POL legal team and strategy...’

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i) Please can you release correspondence and/or minutes of meetings in which POL advised the Department for BEIS and/or its UKGI representatives of the aforesaid change in legal strategy after the Common Issues Judgement of March 2019?

ii) Please can you release correspondence and/or minutes of meetings in which the Department for BEIS and/or its UKGI representative responded to POL’s information regarding the change in its legal team and strategy as a result of the Common Issues Judgement?

Yours faithfully,

Eleanor Shaikh

FOI Requests, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

BEIS ref: FOI2020/28519

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