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Special Advisers

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether special advisers in his Department have a role in whether requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 are accepted or rejected. (99396)

The Treasury has established guidance on arrangements for clearance and approval of freedom of information requests under the Freedom of Information Act. There is no role for special advisers within this process.