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Dear Ministry of Defence,

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

My request relates to how the Department processes FOI requests, as well as the training it receives when handling FOI requests.

I would like to request the following information:

(1) Please provide all guidelines and related documents that are used when processing FOI requests. I expect this to include all guidelines and related documents that are used when refusing requests, as well as documents relating to updates on FOI case law.

(2) Please provide all FOI training materials that the Department holds. I expect this to include guidelines, briefings, and such documents, including presentation slides.

Please also provide the following information:

(3) Please indicate how frequently the Department trains its staff in relation to FOI. Please indicate who provides the FOI training, and please indicate when they held training sessions (in the past three calendar years). Please also provide copies of their training materials.

(4) If the FOI training is outsourced, please indicate who provides the FOI training, and please indicate when they held training sessions (in the past three calendar years). Please also provide copies of their training materials.

I would like to receive this information in an electronic format. If you feel that a substantive response to this request is not possible within a reasonable time frame, I would be grateful if you could contact me and provide assistance as to how I can refine the request. If you need any clarification, please contact me. I look forward to receiving a response in 20 working days. Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Jenna Corderoy

Dear Sir or Madam,

Could you please confirm receipt? Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Jenna Corderoy

CIO-FOI (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

Dear Jenna Corderoy,

 

Thank you for your email.

 

I can confirm that your request was received on 17 February, logged under
reference FOI2020/02304 and has a statutory 20 working day target date of
16 March 2020.

 

Kind Regards

 

Information Rights Team

Ministry of Defence

 

 

 

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CIO-FOI (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ms Corderoy,

 

Please see attached response to your request for information

 

Regards

 

Information Rights Team

Ministry of Defence

Thank-you for your request.

I would like to narrow the request to the central Information Rights Team. I understand this will be treated as a new request - I would appreciate an acknowledgement. Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Jenna Corderoy

CIO-FOI (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ms Corderoy,

 

Please see attached letter in relation to your request for information

 

Regards

 

Information Rights Team

Ministry of defence

CIO-FOI (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ms Corderoy,

 

Please see attached letter in relation to your request

 

Regards

 

Information Rights Team

Ministry of Defence

CIO-FOI (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ms Corderoy,

 

Please see attached response to your FOI request. I apologise for the
delay in responding

 

Regards

 

Information Rights Team

Ministry of Defence