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Dear Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office,

I am requesting the following:

1) Communications between the Foreign Office to Number 10 regarding the appointment of Dominic Raab as Foreign Secretary.
2) Communications between Foreign Office and Dominic Raab upon his appointment as Foreign Secretary - the communications should be on the day of his appointment, and the next day following his appointment.
3) Documents, which are not exempt, given to Dominic Raab upon his appointment, once again on the day of his appointment or the day following.

Please interpret communications as emails, documents, briefings, etc.

Yours faithfully,

Kacey Montagu

Information Rights (Sensitive), Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Information Rights (Sensitive), Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Dear Kacey Montagu,

Thank you for your email. Can you be clear, particularly with your second and third questions, whether you are asking for documents specifically related to Dominic Raab's appointment as Foreign Secretary?

Once we receive clarification we will proceed with your request.

Kind regards,

Information Rights Unit
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

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Dear Information Rights (Sensitive),

I am asking for documents Mr. Raab received following his appointment - I hope that clarifies it further

Yours sincerely,

Kacey Montagu

Information Rights Unit,

Dear Kacey Montagu

Thank you for your FOI request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We received your request on 3rd September. It has been assigned a unique
reference number (above). We aim to respond by Friday, 1st October.

Please note, however, that reprioritisation of resources due to the
COVID-19 crisis, and measures we are required to take to prevent the
spread of the virus, continue to have an impact on our ability to respond
to all requests within the statutory deadline.

We have significantly reduced on-site working which will mean delays to
responses which require access to paper records.

We are endeavouring to process requests as quickly as possible, and
appreciate your patience at this time.

Yours sincerely,

Information Rights Unit

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Information Rights Unit,

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Dear Kacey Montagu,

I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request
FOI2021/23608, received 3rd September. Please find our response attached.

Yours sincerely,

Information Rights Unit

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office