Release of DOCUMENTS classified as Confidential for 75 Years

Rob Heale made this Freedom of Information request to Attorney General's Office

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The request was partially successful.

Dear Attorney General’s Office,
I understand that some Documents relating to the prosecution of Nazi War Criminals after the Second World War, including some concerning the torture and killing of British and French Citizens/Soldiers during and after the War in North-East France, were subject to a 75 Year Classification for their release:-
1. How many documents that come into this 75 Year Classification are still to be released by the British Government?
2. What are the Titles/Subjects of the documents still to be released?
3. When are the remaining documents to be released?
4. Are there any plans to introduce legislation in the U.K. similar to the United States War Crimes Disclosure Act?
Thanking you in anticipation.

Yours faithfully,

Rob Heale

AGO Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

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AGO Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

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Dear Mr Heale,

 

Thank you for your FOI request to the Attorney General's Office (AGO). 

 

The AGO will respond to your request within the deadline requirement of
the FOIA legislation.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

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Dear AGO Correspondence,
Please note that your Department has failed to provide a response to my F.O.I. Questions within the required time frame. I appreciate that there may be genuine reasons for this delay. I would be grateful if you could provide me with the responses a.s.a.p. or let me know when I am likely to receive the full responses. Thanking you in anticipation.

Yours sincerely,

Rob Heale

AGO Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

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Dear Mr Heale,

 

I apologise that you did not receive the response to your FOI on time, and
also apologise you did not receive an email on Friday advising you that we
will be late with the response. We will endeavour to have the response
sent to you by the close of business today, failing that it will be no
later than tomorrow morning.

 

Apologies again.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

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AGO Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

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Dear Mr Heale,

 

Please find attached the response to your FOI request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

[1]cid:image005.png@01D3DB1A.E1F74E30 FOI Officer
E:
[2][email address]
T: 020 7271 2492
5-8 The Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3JS
[3]Twitter_Logo_Blue@[4]attorneygeneral
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