Why was my request and response from Home Office removed ?

Monika Mickiewicz made this Freedom of Information request to Home Office

This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Home Office should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Monika Mickiewicz

Dear Home Office,

I asked a FREEDOM OF INFORMATION request and after nearly 1 month I got a response from HOME OFFICE but today I realised that HOME OFFICE have removed my request from the website. can you please explain why ?

link below :

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/5...

Yours faithfully,

Monika Mickiewicz

FOI Requests, Home Office

Ms Mickiewicz,

To help us establish what has happened to your request in this instance, we would be grateful if you can provide us with the details of when you sent it and the case reference number it was allocated. Once you provide this we will interrogate our archives to identify it's whereabouts.

Thank you,

P. Zebedee
FOI Requests
Home Office

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Monika Mickiewicz

Dear FOI Requests,

Reference: TRO/0016624/18

Link of the Removed request :
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/r...

Yours sincerely,

Monika Mickiewicz

FOI Requests, Home Office

Ms Mickiewicz,

The below link as stated leads to a removed request. Please provide the case reference number as requested.

Thank you,

J Douglas
FOI Requests
Home Office

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Monika Mickiewicz

Dear FOI Requests,

Case Reference: TRO/0016624/18

Yours sincerely,

Monika Mickiewicz

FOI Requests, Home Office

Monika Mickiewicz,

Please be aware that we have decided to handle your correspondence of 7 January outside the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. This is because it does not meet the criteria for a Freedom of Information request, as it does not ask for recorded information.

Below is a link to the ICO guidance for the criteria for valid requests under the Act:
https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisatio...

We will provide an answer to your query, but it will be answer outside of the provisions of the Act.  You should expect to receive a response in due course.

Thank you,

P. Zebedee
FOI Requests
Home Office

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Digital Correspondence Allocation Team, Home Office

Dear Madam,

 

 

Thank you for your email of 7 January.

           

Our response to your enquiry may involve asking for or disclosing your
personal data.  We cannot do this via ‘WhatDoTheyKnow.com’, which is a
public website.  I would therefore be grateful if you would let us have
your personal e-mail to which we can reply. 

 

Alternatively, if you would like to contact us directly, you can at the
following address:

 

[1][email address]

 

Please also refer to our website for guidance by using this link:

 

[2]https://www.gov.uk/homeoffice

 

 

Please note also that we are unable to ascertain the exact nature of your
initial enquiry as you have not included it with this subsequent email.

Please refer to our website for guidance by using this link:
[3]https://www.gov.uk/

 

You may find the following specific links useful:

 

Visa and Immigration: [4]https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigrat... and

 

[5]https://www.gov.uk/contact-ukvi/overview

 

We are unable to assist you further at this stage.

 

 

In accordance with the new data regulations we have updated our Privacy
Information Notice and you can find out more by going to:

 

[6]https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio...

 

Or: 
[7]https://www.gov.uk/government/organisati...

 

 

Yours faithfully,

 

UK Visas and Immigration

 

 

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Monika Mickiewicz

Dear Digital Correspondence Allocation Team,

[email address]

Yours sincerely,

Monika Mickiewicz