Number of Freedom of Information Requests Refused By The BBC in 2015

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

In terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, please can you advise:-

1] How many freedom of information requests were received by the BBC in total during 2015 (1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015)?

2] How many freedom of information requests were refused by the BBC during 2015 (1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015)?

3] How many freedom of information requests were accepted and answered by the BBC during 2015 (1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015)?

4] How many freedom of information requests that were refused by the BBC during 2015 (originating between 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015) then went on to be appealed, either internally by the BBC and/or externally to the Information Commissioner by the enquirer?

5] How many freedom of information requests that were refused by the BBC during 2015 (originating between 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015) that went to appeal, were then upheld and to which the BBC were required to provide an answer.

I look forward to receiving your reply within the statutory time period?

Yours faithfully,

Calum McLean

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr McLean,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 9 June 2016. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20161131.

Kind regards,

Information Rights

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Calum McLean,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information. Please find the
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Yours sincerely,

 

BBC Information Rights

BC2A4, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP, UK

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882

 

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