Dear Post Office Limited,

Please provide a copy of the document known as "the Clarke Advice" written by Mr Simon Clarke and dated 15 July 2013.

Please redact where necessary any part of that document where at the date of this request disclosure of that part of the document would not be in the public interest.

Please note that, given the age of the document, that the intended recipient of the document is an "arms-length" public body and the public interest in a fair and just system of law and government, there is considerable public interest in the contents of that document.

Please when redacting any sections provide a full statement of reasons for any redaction.

If you decide to withhold the document under an exemption, please provide a full statement of reasons for your decision and confirmation that you have complied with all aspects of the Freedom of Information Act.

Please provide your response in electronic form.

Yours faithfully,

Peter C. Bell

Information Rights Team, Post Office Limited

Our ref: FOI2020/01018

Dear Peter Bell,

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 24th
December. Your request is being considered under the terms of the Freedom
of Information Act 2000.

The Act requires that a response must be given promptly, and in any event
within 20 working days. We will therefore reply at the latest by 27th
January.

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

Yours sincerely,
Jackie Lawrence

Information Rights Team

Ground Floor

Finsbury Dials

20 Finsbury Street

London EC2Y 9AQ

Information Rights Team, Post Office Limited

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Dear Peter Bell,

Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information request.

Regards,

Jackie Lawrence

Information Rights Team

Ground Floor

Finsbury Dials

20 Finsbury Street

London EC2Y 9AQ