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Departmental Freedom of Information

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many Freedom of Information Act 2000 requests have been responded to by the Department since May 2007; and in how many cases (a) information was wholly exempted, (b) information was partly exempted and (c) the requests were answered in full. (227662)

The Ministry of Justice publish Freedom of Information statistics for all Central Government Departments on a quarterly and annual basis. The information requested can be found on the following web pages:

January-December 2007:

http://www.justice.gov.uk/publications/7851.htm

January-June 2008:

http://www.justice.gov.uk/publications/freedomofinformationquarterly.htm

The MoJ plan to publish the statistics for the quarter 3 monitoring period in December 2008.