Congestion Charge ANPR Certificate of Access

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Dear Home Office,

In 2007, the Home Secretary provided the Metropolitan Police and
Transport for London with a certificate providing certain
exemptions from the Data Protection Act and its use regarding data
produced by the London Congestion Charging zone. This certificate
provided the Metropolitan Police with the authority to access data
from the Congestion Charging system where that data was a matter of
national security.

Please can the Home Office provide:

1) A copy of this certificate
2) The current status of the certificate (revoked, ongoing, under
review etc)
3) Any and all correspondence between the Home Office, the Metropolitan Police, Transport for London and the Information Commissioner's Office regarding the implementation and operation of the powers granted by the certificate, and specifically guidelines and procedures for determining what constitutes a matter of national security, and how any data gathered under such powers is kept separate from other data generated by Transport for London in the normal operation of the Congestion Charging System.

I appreciate your assistance in this matter, and please do not
hesitate to contact me if any clarification is required.

Yours faithfully,

James Bridle

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Dear Sir or Madam,

The response to this FOI request is now overdue. By law, the Home Office should have responded promptly and by 29 November 2013. Please respond immediately with an explanation for this delay, and with the information requested.

Yours sincerely,

James Bridle

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Please find attached our response to your FOI request.

 

 

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FOI Requests, Home Office

Dear Mr Bridle,

 

Ref: 29500

 

Thank you for your email of 02/12/13 in which you ask for an internal
review of our response to your Freedom of Information request of 04/11/13.

 

We will aim to send you a full response by 02/01/14 which is twenty
working days from the date when we received your Time-Complaint (Internal
Review) request.

 

The internal review will be carried out by S.Snowsell. If you have any
questions then please do not hesitate to contact FOI Requests using the
above e-mail address.

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Requests

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London

SW1P 4DF

 

 

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Thank you for your response of 02/12/13 to my Freedom of Information request. However, there seems to be some confusion.

I did not request an internal review, simply clarification on why my request was overdue. At this stage, I do not believe an internal review is warranted.

I have also received your notification stating that you are reviewing my request under the qualified exemptions available regarding national security. I understand that this means you may exceed the 20 day limit, and I look forward to receiving your full response no later than 2/1/14.

Please note the full range of queries regarding this matter, and that I am not requesting any information about specific operations, but only your guidelines which the Metropolitan Police and TfL operate under.

Yours sincerely,

James Bridle

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Hello,

 

Please find the attached response to your time complaint regarding your
FOI request.

 

Regards

 

S. Snowsell

 

Home Office

 

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Please find attached our response to your FOI request.

 

 

Home Office

2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF

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