Skip to main content

Valuation Office: Freedom of Information

Volume 504: debated on Friday 29 January 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average time was for the Valuation Office Agency to (a) respond substantively to a Freedom of Information Act 2000 request and (b) complete an internal review related to such a request in the last 12 months; and whether any (i) requests and (ii) reviews currently being considered have taken longer than six months since they began. (308347)

The average time the Valuation Office Agency took to respond to a Freedom of Information Act 2000 request was (a) 15 working days and (b) 47 days to complete an internal review related to such a request in the latest 12 months that statistics have been published on the Ministry of Justice’s website (between 1 June 2008 and 30 May 2009); (i) one of the requests has taken longer than six months to respond to; (ii) none of the Internal Reviews took more than six months.