Requests for information under Freedom of Information Act

Meeting: 
MQT on 2005-01-26
Session date: 
January 26, 2005
Reference: 
2005/0027
Question By: 
Andrew Pelling
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Approximately how many requests have been received by the GLA core for information under the Freedom of Information Act since the introduction of the requirement from 1 January 2005 that public authorities must comply with requests for information that they hold unless an exemption from disclosure applies?

Answer

Answer for Requests for information under Freedom of Information Act

Answer for Requests for information under Freedom of Information Act

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As of the end of 19 January, the GLA has received some 133 written communications, which have been identified as requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act. Of these, approximately 30 requests specifically mention FoI. These figures do not include some requests for leaflets, publications, etc which are dealt with routinely by GLA teams.