LOTIS meeting notes

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Dear Department for Business, Innovation and Skills,

Please confirm if the Department holds reports, summaries or notes on the Liberalisation of Trade in Services Committee (LOTIS) meetings held in the year to 30th June.

Please also indicate the number of the Department's observers attending each meeting, their grades or titles and the group or groups from within BIS which the attendees are drawn.

Yours faithfully,

G Smyth

correspondence@ecase-bis.fcos.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of FOI Requests,

BIS ref: FOI2014/14959

Dear Mr Smyth

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 4th July.
Your request has been passed on to the appropriate official at the
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to deal with.

Your request is being considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and we will reply at the latest by 1st August.

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Information Rights Unit

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Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET | www.gov.uk/bis |
[email address] |

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Dear Mr Smyth,

 

Please see the attached letter regarding your information request.

 

Kind regards,

Information Rights Unit

 

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business, Innovation & Skills |
Victoria 3, 5th Floor, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H OET |
[1]www.gov.uk/bis

 

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difference by supporting sustained growth and higher skills across the
economy. BIS: working together for growth

 

 

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Dear Mr Smyth,

 

Please find attached a response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Kind regards,

Information Rights Unit

 

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business, Innovation & Skills |
Victoria 3, 5th Floor, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H OET |
www.gov.uk/bis

 

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is making a
difference by supporting sustained growth and higher skills across the
economy. BIS: working together for growth

 

 

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Dear Department for Business, Innovation and Skills,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Department for Business, Innovation and Skills's handling of my FOI request 'LOTIS meeting notes'.

I am grateful for the release of these minutes, however I would like to request an internal review of the need to redact sections of the documents.

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,

Mr G Smyth

correspondence@ecase-bis.fcos.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of FOI Requests,

BIS ref: FOI2014/14959

Dear Mr Smyth

Thank you for your request for an internal review which was received on
3rd September. Your request has been passed on to the appropriate official
at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to deal with.

In line with the Information Commissioners guidance, internal reviews
should be responded to within 20 working days unless they are complex, in
which case a response should be sent within 40 working days. Please be
aware that this does not include weekends and bank holidays. The
Department aims to respond to requests for internal reviews as quickly as
possible. We hope to be in contact with you again shortly with a decision
on your request.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact the Information
Rights Unit at BIS. Please remember to quote the reference number above in
any future communications.

Kind regards,
Information Rights Unit

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business, Innovation & Skills | 1
Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET | www.gov.uk/bis |
[email address] |

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is making a
difference by supporting sustained growth and higher skills across the
economy. BIS: working together for growth

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Dear Mr Smyth,

 

Please find attached a response to your request for an Internal Review
into FOI Request 2014/14959.

 

Kind regards,

Information Rights Unit

 

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business, Innovation & Skills |
Orchard 1, 6th Floor, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H OET | www.gov.uk/bis

 

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is making a
difference by supporting sustained growth and higher skills across the
economy. BIS: working together for growth

 

 

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Dear Mr Smyth

 

Please see the attached response to your Freedom of Information request
dated 11^th October regarding  LOTIS TTIP Working Group meetings held in
2013.

 

Regards,

Information Rights Unit

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business, Innovation & Skills |
[1][email address] | Orchard 1 , 6th Floor, 1 Victoria Street,
London, SW1H OET | [2]www.bis.gov.uk | BIS have a shared service level
agreement with DECC to process and advise on their FOI requests

 

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This latest reply is actually a response to the more recent FOI request here: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/l...