Photographs of ministers
Steve Elibank made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The request was partially successful.
Please treat this as a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Do you hold electronic, hi-resolution photographs of all your ministers? (Perhaps the ones on their security-passes?)
If 'yes', under what circumstances would you consider releasing any or all of the said photos to the public?
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Thank-you for your reply. I assume that you misunderstood my
initial request, which specifically regarded high-resolution
photographs (this is obviously not exempt under Section 21, as
there are no such images available online as far as I am aware).
I look forward to receiving a full response within the statutory
Please can you send me your address, to enable us to post our response.
Unfortunately we will be unable to send it by email as the attachments are too large
Dear Ms Duffy,
So far, at least six other government departments have been able to email the attachments, usually sending each in a separate message. Some of these images were up to 5MB in size. Is it genuinely impossible for you to use an online method of communication?
Unfortunately the size of one of the photos is 35MB - and we have several of these to send.
We are prepared to send the information via disk, hence why I require your address in this instance.
Please find attached the response to your request below.