Dear Insolvency Service,
I send this via What Do They Know mainly because the Insolvency Service refuses to acknowledge SARs in the same way as it acknowledges general FOI requests. My SAR was sent prior to yesterday's FOI request, today you acknowledged the FOI whilst continuously refusing to acknowledge the SAR relating to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau finding 'viable lines of enquiry' that the Insolvency Service has defrauded me.
Copied to Ben Bracciano APPG in the context of extremely strong evidence of the Secretary of State BEIS defrauding citizens via undisclosed bank accounts originally being used the handle proceeds of crime
Secretary of State ref: BKT3850875 ROBERT IAN WINSOR
The second attachment is from the Insolvency Service Estate and Accounts detailing a violation of BEIS counter-money laundering legislation Regulation 20.
The third attachment shows 2 x £100,000 and 1x £66,000 of my £423,000 estate paid into the ISA Bank of England Account of which the SoS BEIS is responsible for.
My Subject Access Request is:
a) how did the SoS for Business calculate £42,000 in administration fees from estate when the SoS has only accounted for £266,000.
b) Did the private insolvency practitioner ask permission from the SoS to use the bank account of his solicitor for the purposes of paying an unliquidated amount (concealed as a Capital Gains Tax payment)?
c) If the private insolvency practitioner did ask permission, and permission was granted to use the Bank account of MFG Solicitors to handle BEIS case ref: ROBERT IAN WINSOR BKT3850875 then please supply the letter granting permission.
4) did the SoS BEIS take 10% from monies held in the MFG account contrary to Insolvency rule 21 (emphasis ** added):
'local bank account and handling of funds *not* forming part of the bankrupt’s estate'
If the SoS BEIS did take 10% from the monies held by MFG solicitors then under which legislation is the SoS BEIS entitled to £17,000 of my money which does not form part of my estate?
I have no record of you making a Subject Access Request this financial year but I apologies if this has been missed. We make every effort to respond to every Freedom of Information Request and Subject Access Request within the statutory time limits outlines by FOIA and GDPR.
However if your Subject Access Request is made from a Whatdotheyknow.com account we will not respond as this would lead to the publication of your personal data onto the website. This would be unlawful processing of your personal data and a violation of your information rights. If you wish to make a Subject Access Request, you will need to send a request from your personal email account along with suitable photo ID (passport of driving licence) to [Insolvency Service request email]. Once I receive that, I will reply to that personal email address within 28 days.
I must make a few points though about your request below, firstly Subject Access Requests (SAR) give you the right to access your own personal data that we hold. This is data that can be used to identify you and may include things such as name, address, ethnicity, date of birth etc. Under a SAR you are not entitled to access non-personal data such as bank information, financial records, third party data or notes on internal processes. Personal data would be given to you in the form of redacted documents or extracted data - you will not receive whole documents or full copies of reports.
In reference to your questions, points a, b and d are not covered by a SAR as they do not constitute personal data and would be refused under a SAR. You may be entitled to view some of this information under normal Insolvency Rules but this is for the official receiver who handled your case to decide. You will need to contact them directly if you wish to ask for this and they will respond in line with their own policies.
Point c may be disclosable under a SAR and I can certainly enquire if this letter exists, once I have received your ID. If it does then you would be entitled to the personal data contained within it, but not a full, unredacted copy of the letter itself
I hope I have explained our position clearly, if you need more information you can see the ICO website.
Please note that if you do not provide suitable ID then we will not be able to process any request for information.
Information Rights Officer | Digital Technology Services | The Insolvency Service - Delivering economic confidence| 3rd Floor, Cannon House, 18 Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 6FD| www.gov.uk/insolvency-service | Please consider the environment before printing.
Apologies. Are you able to explain what further information is needed in addition o the information already sent relating to both the SAR and FOI? You have the proof of ID in relation to the SAR compliance elements of the requests
Thank you for your email.
Your requests for information have been logged and will be processed and responded to within the statutory deadline.
Information Rights Team | Digital Technology Services | The Insolvency Service - Delivering economic confidence| 3rd Floor, Cannon House, 18 Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 6FD| www.gov.uk/insolvency-service | Please consider the environment before printing.
Prompt for an update.
Your response is long overdue. Please will you tell me when you will provide the information requested?
This request was responded to privately. What Do They Know, being a public forum, is not appropriate for corresponding about your personal matters. Indeed, to do so is a breach of the What Do They Know 'House Rules', as set out below:
- Use WhatDoTheyKnow only to request specific information, not for general correspondence with public authorities, and certainly not for correspondence about your own personal circumstances.
- Do not use WhatDoTheyKnow to request your personal information from authorities. You should request this information privately via a Subject Access request, a procedure that is distinct from a Freedom of Information request. See advice on this from the Information Commissioner's Office.
Information Rights Officer | Digital Technology Services | The Insolvency Service - Delivering economic confidence | 3rd Floor, Cannon House, 18 Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 6FD | @InsolvencyGovUK |
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