Scotland Office: Freedom of Information:Written question - 412

Q
Asked by Deidre Brock
(Edinburgh North and Leith)
Asked on: 06 January 2020
Scotland Office
Scotland Office: Freedom of Information
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, with reference to the Answer of 26 April 2018 to Question 136969 on Scotland Office: Freedom of Information, if he will publish his Department's review of its practices on publication of Freedom of Information responses.
A
Answered by: Mr Alister Jack
Answered on: 14 January 2020

In 2018, the Office considered carefully whether or not it should retrospectively seek to publish online all of the responses to FOI requests since August 2014. We concluded that we did not have the resources to do so, and that the benefit to the public would not be proportionate to the cost.

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