ICO The complainant requested information relating to contact in 2009 between the then Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, and the then Lord Chancellor/ Minister of Justice, Jack Straw. To date he has not received a substantive response. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Ministry of Justice (the MoJ) has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA in that it failed to provide a response to the request within the statutory timeframe of 20 working days. He requires it to comply with the request or issue a valid refusal notice as set out in section 17 of the FOIA.
FOI 10: Upheld FOI 17: Upheld
 UKICO FS50629003
England and Wales
Updated: 21 January 2022; Ref: scu.568351