Purdah

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Dear Transport for London,

Can you publish the guideance that staff have given about the purdah period?

Also can you publish all documents you have in relation to the purdah period and how it has been enforced and any possible breaches since 2014?

Yours faithfully,

Abdul Hai

FOI, Transport for London

Dear Mr Hai

 

Our Ref:         FOI-2776-1920

 

Thank you for your request received on 12 December 2019 asking for
information about purdah.

 

Your request will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the
Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.

 

A response will be sent to you by 15 January 2020. We publish a
substantial range of information on our website on subjects including
operational performance, contracts, expenditure, journey data, governance
and our financial performance. This includes data which is frequently
asked for in FOI requests or other public queries. Please check
[1]http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/transpar... to see if this helps you.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Gemma Jacob

Senior FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

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Dear Mr Hai

 

Our Ref:         FOI-2776-1920

 

Thank you for your request received on 12 December 2019 asking for
information about ‘purdah’ or the pre-election period.

 

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can
confirm we do hold some of the information you require.

 

Please see the attached guidance regarding the use of Transport for London
(TfL) resources that also includes information for those holding
politically restricted posts.

 

The guidance applies to all TfL staff who are reminded of its importance
at all times and in particular in the lead up to elections.

 

You have also asked about information relating to any enforcement action
taken relating to a breach of the pre-election principles since 2014.  
TfL has not been subject to any such enforcement action.

 

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable
to access it for some reason, please feel free to contact me.

 

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to
appeal.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Gemma Jacob

Senior FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

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