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Freedom of Information

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

34. To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many Freedom of Information complaints have been referred to the Information Commissioner. (83881)

The Information Commissioner is an independent body created by statute. On 1 June 2006, the Information Commissioner had received 3,521 complaints since the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act. This includes complaints made under the Environment Information Regulations.