LFI Diagnostics - a Mone/Barrowman company?

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The request was refused by Department of Health and Social Care.

Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please provide all papers, advice and correspondence involving Ministers and Special Advisers, including submissions and electronic communications, relating to bids, proposals, tenders and requests for Government contracts to supply Covid lateral flow tests by LFI Diagnostics to the Department for Health and Social Care.

Yours faithfully,

Michael Richards

Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Department of Health and Social Care's handling of my FOI request 'LFI Diagnostics - a Mone/Barrowman company?'.

The request has still not yet been responded to. By law, public authorities must respond promptly to requests.

Yours faithfully,

Michael Richards

Department of Health and Social Care

Dear Mr Richards,

Thank you for your request of 7 February under the Freedom of Information
Act (our ref: FOI-1437358). Your request is a follow-up to your request of
14 December (our ref: FOI-1430593) and I apologise for the long delay in
responding to this request..

I am writing to inform you that the Department's consideration of the
balance of the public interest with regards to your request is not yet
complete and requires further time to complete in line with Section 10(3)
of the FOI Act.

The Department is currently assessing the public interest in release under
Section 31(1).

We anticipate this process will take no longer than a further 20 working
days to complete.  We therefore aim to respond fully to your request by 4
April.
 
Please accept my apologies for this continuing delay.
 
If you are not satisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to appeal by asking for an internal review once you have received
your response. This should be sent to [DHSC request email]
within two months of the date of our FOI response.  
 
If you are not content with the outcome of your internal review, or should
you wish to raise a complaint about our handling of the case, you may
complain directly to the ICO. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision
unless you have already appealed our original response and received our
internal review decision. You should raise your concerns with the ICO
within three months of your last meaningful contact with us.

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care
 

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Department of Health and Social Care

Dear Mr Richards,  

Further to my email of 7 March in response to your request of 7 February
under the Freedom of Information Act (our ref: FOI-1437358) I am again
writing to inform you that the Department's consideration of the balance
of the public interest with regards to your request is not yet complete
and requires further time to complete in line with Section 10(3) of the
FOI Act.

The Department is currently assessing the public interest in release under
Section 31.

We anticipate this process will take no longer than a further 20 working
days to complete.  We therefore aim to respond fully to your request by 5
May.
 
Please accept my apologies for this continuing delay.
 
If you are not satisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to appeal by asking for an internal review once you have received
your response. This should be sent to [DHSC request email]
within two months of the date of our FOI response.  
 
If you are not content with the outcome of your internal review, or should
you wish to raise a complaint about our handling of the case, you may
complain directly to the ICO. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision
unless you have already appealed our original response and received our
internal review decision. You should raise your concerns with the ICO
within three months of your last meaningful contact with us.

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care
 

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Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Mr Richards,

Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your FOI requests dated 14 December and 7 February (our refs:
FOI-1430593 and FOI-1437358).

Yours sincerely, 

Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care

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