Home Office v IC & JCWI (EA/2020/0253) Information you must disclose

The request was successful.

Dear Home Office,

Please provide all of the information you are required to disclose following the FTT decision Home Office v IC & JCWI (EA/2020/0253):


'1. On 28 August 2019, Mr Chai Patel, acting, as we understand it, on behalf of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (‘JCWI’) wrote to the Home Office, requesting, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘FOIA’) a copy of “an unpublished Policy Equality Assessment” setting out “the Government’s consideration of the impacts of the EU Settlement Scheme on those who share a protected characteristic.”

82. For all of these reasons, the appeal succeeds to the extent that the Home Office is entitled to withhold disclosure of the Annex A paragraphs. Otherwise, the appeal is dismissed.'

Yours faithfully,

J Roberts

FOI Requests, Home Office

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FOI Requests, Home Office

J Roberts,

Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request.

This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 65548). We will aim to send you a full response by 09/09/2021 which is twenty working days from the date we received your request.

If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you,

P. Zebedee
FOI Requests
Home Office

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Dear J Roberts


Thank you for your email of 11 August, in which you ask


Please provide all of the information you are required to disclose
following the FTT decision Home Office v IC & JCWI (EA/2020/0253):


Your request has been handled as a request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.


I am able to disclose the following information enclosed within the
attached pdf file.


If you are dissatisfied with this response you may request an independent
internal review of our handling of your request by submitting a complaint
within two months to [1][email address], quoting reference
65548. If you ask for an internal review, it would be helpful if you could
say why you are dissatisfied with the response.


As part of any internal review the Department's handling of your
information request would be reassessed by staff who were not involved in
providing you with this response. If you were to remain dissatisfied after
an internal review, you would have a right of complaint to the Information
Commissioner as established by section 50 of the FOIA.


A link to the Home Office Information Rights Privacy Notice can be found
in the following link. This explains how we process your personal


Yours sincerely


Home Office Legal Advisers, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF.



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