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Legal Advice to the Prime Minister

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Dear Cabinet Office,

On 24 May 2020 the Prime Minister gave a press conference and was asked a question by Channel 4 News. He stated that Mr Cummings acted legally.

Can you please provide the legal advice which the Prime Minster received to enable him to make that assertion?

Yours faithfully,

Gary Steel

FOI Team Mailbox, Cabinet Office

CABINET OFFICE REFERENCE:  FOI2020/06555

Dear Gary Steel

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on 26/05/2020 and we are considering if it is appropriate to deal with
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Dear Cabinet Office,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Cabinet Office's handling of my FOI request 'Legal Advice to the Prime Minister'.

I asked for very specific information regarding the legal advice the Prime Minister received as per my original request. I have not received this information but a link to the the transcript of the PM's press conference.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/l...

Yours faithfully,

Gary Steel

FOI Team Mailbox, Cabinet Office

CABINET OFFICE REFERENCE:  IR2020/08464

Dear Gary Steel

Thank you for your request for an internal review. Your request was
received on 23/06/2020 and is being dealt with under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

This email is just a short acknowledgement of your request.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact the FOI team.
Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
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Yours sincerely,

Knowledge and Information Management Unit

Cabinet Office

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Regards

 

 

FOI Team

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70 Whitehall,

London, SW1A 2AS

E-mail -[1][Cabinet Office request email] 

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