Further legal advice for decision notice FS50778473

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Dear Information Commissioner's Office,

1. Please would you confirm or deny whether you have ever been supplied or held EXTERNAL legal advice supplied by the PHSO dated 2017 or earlier in relation to decision notice FS50778473.

2. Please would you confirm or deny whether you have ever been supplied or held legal advice PRODUCED BY MATRIX CHAMBERS dated 2017 or earlier and supplied by the PHSO in relation to decision notice FS50778473.

3. Please would you confirm or deny whether you have ever been supplied or held INTERNAL legal advice supplied by the PHSO dated 2017 or earlier in relation to decision notice FS50778473.

Yours faithfully,

Nicholas Wheatley

Dear Information Commissioner's Office,

I have become aware that the information requested in parts 1 and 2 of this request has already been supplied in a previous information request. Could you therefore please just reply to the one request below......

Please would you confirm or deny whether you have ever been supplied or held legal advice supplied by the PHSO dated 2017 or earlier in relation to decision notice FS50778473.

Yours faithfully,

Nicholas Wheatley

Information Commissioner's Office

18 December 2019

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0897125

 

Dear Mr Wheatley,
 
I write in response to your recent request for information. We received
your request on 11 December 2019 and we are now in a position to respond.
 
We have dealt with your request in accordance with your ‘right to know’
under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
  
Request
 
In your email you asked:

 1. Please would you confirm or deny whether you have ever been supplied
or held EXTERNAL legal advice supplied by the PHSO dated 2017 or
earlier in relation to decision notice FS50778473.
 2. Please would you confirm or deny whether you have ever been supplied
or held legal advice PRODUCED BY MATRIX CHAMBERS dated 2017 or earlier
and supplied by the PHSO in relation to decision notice FS50778473.
 3. Please would you confirm or deny whether you have ever been supplied
or held INTERNAL legal advice supplied by the PHSO dated 2017 or
earlier in relation to decision notice FS50778473.

On 12 December 2019 you wrote further to advise us:
 
I have become aware that the information requested in parts 1 and 2 of
this request has already been supplied in a previous information request.
Could you therefore please just reply to the one request below:

 

 1. Please would you confirm or deny whether you have ever been supplied
or held legal advice supplied by the PHSO dated 2017 or earlier in
relation to decision notice FS50778473.

Response
 
We can confirm we hold legal advice dated 2017 or earlier, supplied by the
PHSO in relation to decision notice FS50778473.
 
This concludes our response to your request. We hope this information is
helpful.
 
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