I’d like a list of the works of art made in the past 20 years of present and former members of the Commons.
Can you give me (or refer me to a published source) of
- Each painting or sculpture depicting an MP or peer
- Name of the artist
- Year it was commissioned
- How much it cost
Information from the current parliament is exempt from disclosure as it is already available in the public domain.
As the information you request from May 2010 onwards is reasonably accessible to you otherwise than under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 this part of your FOI request is refused. In refusing your request the House is applying the exemption set out in section 21 (1) and (2)(a) of the FOI Act. This is an absolute exemption and the public interest test does not apply.