Thursday, 8 February 2018
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Freedom of Information Data
254. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of freedom of information requests received by his Department in each of the years 2013 to 2017; the average time taken in these years to complete the requests by his Department; the number of requests to his Department for these years that ran beyond the deadline for the request; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6887/18]
The Table provides details of the number of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests received, along with the number of requests responded to outside of the time limits specified in the Freedom of Information Acts, during the period from 2013 to 2017 inclusive.
Dealing with FOI requests forms part of the usual duties of officials and the time spent on processing such requests can vary considerably depending on the nature of the request.
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