Request Information about press attending 24-27/02/2020 Assange Extradition Court Hearing

Emmy Butlin made this Freedom of Information request to Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

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Dear Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service,

Could you please inform me how many members of the press were accredited to attend the 24-27/02/2020 Extradition Court Hearing at Belmarsh Magistrates Court operating from inside Woolwich Crown Court for US vs Julian Assange.

Yours faithfully,

Emmy Butlin

Dear Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service,

I would like to advise you that I have not yet received your reply and I think you may have had crossed wires with my other request. Here is the delivery log of my other FOIA Request.

2020-03-19 08:38:03 [6827] 1jEqgl-0001m7-Mo <= request-655979-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com H=owl.ukcod.org.uk [46.43.39.108]:54015 I=[46.43.39.112]:25 P=esmtps X=TLS1.2:ECDHE_RSA_AES_256_GCM_SHA384:256 CV=no S=2314 M8S=0 id=[email address] T="Freedom of Information request - Request Information about Members of\n Parliament attending 24-27/02" from <request-655979-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> for [email address]
2020-03-19 08:38:03 [13379] 1jEqgl-0003Tl-Hi => [email address] F=<request-655979-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> P=<request-655979-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> R=send_to_smarthost T=remote_smtp S=2064 H=[REDACTED] PRX=[]:0 I=[46.43.39.108]:54015 X=TLS1.2:ECDHE_RSA_AES_256_GCM_SHA384:256 CV=no DN="CN=mx0.mysociety.org" C="250 OK id=1jEqgl-0001m7-Mo" QT=0s DT=0s
2020-03-19 08:38:04 [6828] 1jEqgl-0001m7-Mo => [email address] F=<request-655979-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> P=<request-655979-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> R=dnslookup_returnpath_dkim T=remote_smtp_dkim_returnpath S=3222 H=justice-gov-uk.mail.protection.outlook.com [104.47.8.36]:25 PRX=[]:0 I=[46.43.39.102]:47107 X=TLS1.2:ECDHE_RSA_AES_256_GCM_SHA384:256 CV=yes DN="C=US,ST=Washington,L=Redmond,O=Microsoft Corporation,CN=mail.protection.outlook.com" C="250 2.6.0 <[email address]> [InternalId=20577188322455, Hostname=LOYP123MB2976.GBRP123.PROD.OUTLOOK.COM] 12911 bytes in 0.118, 106.105 KB/sec Queued mail for delivery" QT=1s DT=1s

This is the delivery log of the current pending FOIA:
2020-03-19 08:31:01 [5511] 1jEqZx-0001Qt-17 <= request-655978-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com H=owl.ukcod.org.uk [46.43.39.108]:60009 I=[46.43.39.112]:25 P=esmtps X=TLS1.2:ECDHE_RSA_AES_256_GCM_SHA384:256 CV=no S=2291 M8S=0 id=[email address] T="Freedom of Information request - Request Information about press\n attending 24-27/02/2020 Assange Ex" from <request-655978-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> for [email address]
2020-03-19 08:31:01 [9574] 1jEqZw-0002UN-S6 => [email address] F=<request-655978-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> P=<request-655978-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> R=send_to_smarthost T=remote_smtp S=2041 H=[REDACTED] PRX=[]:0 I=[46.43.39.108]:60009 X=TLS1.2:ECDHE_RSA_AES_256_GCM_SHA384:256 CV=no DN="CN=mx0.mysociety.org" C="250 OK id=1jEqZx-0001Qt-17" QT=1s DT=1s
2020-03-19 08:31:01 [5512] 1jEqZx-0001Qt-17 => [email address] F=<request-655978-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> P=<request-655978-[REDACTED]@whatdotheyknow.com> R=dnslookup_returnpath_dkim T=remote_smtp_dkim_returnpath S=3199 H=justice-gov-uk.mail.protection.outlook.com [104.47.10.36]:25 PRX=[]:0 I=[46.43.39.102]:46679 X=TLS1.2:ECDHE_RSA_AES_256_GCM_SHA384:256 CV=yes DN="C=US,ST=Washington,L=Redmond,O=Microsoft Corporation,CN=mail.protection.outlook.com" C="250 2.6.0 <[email address]> [InternalId=21925808051403, Hostname=LO2P123MB1951.GBRP123.PROD.OUTLOOK.COM] 12797 bytes in 0.185, 67.529 KB/sec Queued mail for delivery" QT=0s DT=0s

I would be grateful if you were able to please provide me with the information of how many PRESSS was accredited to attend and attended the Court hearing at Belmarsh as soon as possible.

Yours Faithfully,
Emmy Butlin

Disclosure Team, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

Dear Ms Butlin,

The request you refer to as can be seen in the below link has been answered by the business unit:

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/r...

The request in which you asked for "how many PRESSS was accredited to attend and attended the Court hearing at Belmarsh" was answered in November 2019 and can be viewed here:

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/f...

Kind Regards

Disclosure Team

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Dear Disclosure Team,

Many thanks for your reply. My FOIA request is about the number of the PRESS accredited and attended specifically during Julian Assange Extradition court hearing during 24-27th of February 2020.

I was very grateful to receive your reply in November 2019 which referred generally to the capacity of Belmarsh Magistrates Court in general to accommodate Press and Public.

Yours sincerely,

Emmy Butlin

Disclosure Team, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

Dear Ms Butlin,

To ensure we locate the request that you refer to below, please can you provide us with the link to the request on the WDTK website. We can then take this forward.

Kind Regards,

Disclosure Team

Disclosure Team, Information Services
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Dear Disclosure Team,

Here is the link

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/r...

Many thanks for taking a look at it once more.

Yours sincerely,

Emmy Butlin

Dear Disclosure Team,

My request is still outstanding since March:

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/r...

I repeat it below:

Could you please inform me how many members of the press were accredited to attend the 24-27/02/2020 Extradition Court Hearing at Belmarsh Magistrates Court operating from inside Woolwich Crown Court for US vs Julian Assange.

Yours sincerely,

Emmy Butlin