Continued use of DARD Central Investigation Services

Tim Mercer made this Freedom of Information request to Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (Northern Ireland),

In light of an investigation into DARD Central Investigation Service in July 2010 by the DARD Permanent Secretary Gerry Lavery and Deloitte [potentially defamatory text removed] can you confirm what action, if any, AFBI has taken in regard to the continued use of the DARD Central Investigation Service?

Yours faithfully,

Tim Mercer

Info AFBI, Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (Northern Ireland)

Tim,

Thank you for your enquiry received by the Information Line for AFBI Northern Ireland.

I have passed your enquiry to the relevant department and they will respond to you in due
course

Kindest Regards,

Carolyn Wilson

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From: Tim Mercer [[FOI #115108 email]]
Sent: 29 April 2012 15:51
To: Info AFBI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Continued use of DARD Central Investigation Services

Dear Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (Northern Ireland),

In light of an investigation into DARD Central Investigation
Service in July 2010 by the DARD Permanent Secretary Gerry Lavery
and Deloitte, [potentially defamatory material removed]

can you confirm what action, if any, AFBI has
taken in regard to the continued use of the DARD Central
Investigation Service?

Yours faithfully,

Tim Mercer

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The original request has been edited to remove some potentially defamatory material in line with our focused request policy.

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Toland, Paul, Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (Northern Ireland)

Reference: AFBIFOI20120401
Dear Mr Mercer
This is to confirm that the Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI)
received your FOI request on 29-Apr-2012 and will provide a response
within the appropriate time scale.
If you have any further queries regarding this FOI request please do not
hesitate to contact us quoting the reference number AFBIFOI20120401.
Regards.
Paul Toland
Data Protection Officer
Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (NI)
Newforge Lane
Belfast BT9 5PX
Tel: 028 9025 5413
Email: [1][Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (Northern Ireland) request email]
 
 
 

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Toland, Paul, Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (Northern Ireland)

Reference: AFBIFOI20120401
Dear Mr Mercer
This is to confirm that the Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has
now completed its search for your information request which was passed to
us on 29-Apr-2012. This is provided below:

"In relation to your request dated 29 April 2012, AFBI has no evidence of
any such investigation having been conducted as alleged".

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Paul Toland
Data Protection Officer
Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (NI)
Newforge Lane
Belfast BT9 5PX
Tel: 028 9025 5413
 
 

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