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Dr Emma L Briant made this Freedom of Information request to Department for International Trade

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Department for International Trade did not have the information requested.

Dear Department for International Trade,

Please could I make a freedom of information request for information about sponsored articles one of which mentions this department and promotes brexit in the Daily Mail. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article...
I would like to know please:
Was this article sponsored by this department's budget or another department?
How many such sponsored articles have been budgeted for and how much budget is allocated for this?
The article describes a 'partnership with the UK Government' and the Daily Mail - please could I see any correspondence or other documents relating to this partnership.

Yours faithfully,

Dr Emma L Briant

Information Rights Unit, Department for International Trade

DIT ref: FOI2021/01446

Dear Dr Briant

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 1st
March. On behalf of the Department for International Trade (DIT) your
request has been passed on to the appropriate official at DIT to process.

Your request is being considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and DIT will reply at the latest by 29th March.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact the Information
Rights Unit at DIT. Please remember to quote the reference number above in
any future communications.

Kind regards,

Information Rights Unit

Information Rights Unit | Department for International Trade| 55
Whitehall, London, SW1A 2HP | www.gov.uk/dit | [email address] |

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Dr Emma L Briant

Dear Information Rights Unit,

Thank you for your reply. Please may I request that this be extended to include articles which were sponsored in the Express newspaper too - unless this would push the request over the time limit for your efforts. Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Emma L Briant

FOI, Department for International Trade

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Dear Emma Briant,

 

Please see the attached reply to your FOI request (FOI2021/01446).

 

If you have any queries, please contact the Information Rights Unit at
DIT.

 

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

 

Kind regards,

Department for International Trade | 55 Whitehall, Westminster| London
SW1A 2HP
| E-mail: FOI[1]@trade.gov.uk

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FOI, Department for International Trade

Dear Dr Briant.

Many thanks for your email and apologies for the delay in responding.

If you would like to change your FOI question or make additions after it has been submitted, you would have to submit a new FOI request, even if the request is similar.

Best regards,

Information Rights Unit

Department for International Trade | 55 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2HP
| E-mail: [email address]

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