Community Justice Centre appointment

Stephen Gradwick made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Justice

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Stephen Gradwick

Dear Sir or Madam,

I wish to receive copies of any information held by the Ministry of Justice regarding the application process and selection criteria used in the appointment of the judge at the North Liverpool Community Justice Centre.

I also wish to know the number of applications for the post, the number of applicants who were interviewed and the names of the selection panel who made the decision to appoint David Fletcher.

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Gradwick

Dear Sir or Madam,

You have not replied to my FOI request within the 20 working days you are allowed by law.

Kindly address yourselves to this matter immediately and explain your lack of response.

Yours sincerely,

Stephen Gradwick

Dear Sir or Madam,

I note with some concern - but little surprise - that you have ignored my previous reminder.

The only conclusion I can draw is that it is the intention of the Ministry of Justice to be purposefully obstructive with regard to this request and I will take your refusal to respond to me as the law requires as an indication of your intention not to afford me the courtesy of any response to my request.

There is no excuse for your lack of acknowledgement of my original request, the provision of a response or even a holding response to the request itself or an acknowledgement of or response to my reminder.

I shall now refer this matter to the Information Commissioner for his consideration.

Yours sincerely,

Stephen Gradwick

Stephen Gradwick left an annotation ()

I telephoned the Ministry of Justice earlier today regarding their refusal to respond to this request.

After leaving my telephone number, I was eventually called back by [personal details removed], who informed me that the Ministry of Justice had responded to this request prior to the deadline and they had proof that they had done so; the inference being that I was a liar. I was them promptly hung up on - Charming!

It may be just me or my computer, but I am genuinely unable to see any reply posted above. Am I alone? Can anyone else see a reply there?

Francis Irving left an annotation ()

The Ministry of Jutice have contacted WhatDoTheyKnow, and say that they have sent a response to this request. We have not, however, received it. I'm in contact with them to try and find out what has gone wrong and where.

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Dear Mr Gradwick

Please find attached clarification on how internal reviews can be made.

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