No. of Recommendations: 12
the matters before the court

"30. Information held by a public authority is exempt information if it has at any time been held by the authority for the purposes of—
(a) any investigation which the public authority has a duty to conduct with a view to it being ascertained—
(i) whether a person should be charged with an offence,"

"Whether a person should be charged with an offence" can only be decided by "a full criminal investigation". The SFO is trying to have it both ways, saying the SFO has a duty to conduct a full criminal investigation therefore I can’t have the information, and then not actually doing one.

This seems to be the key argument in the case.
Print the post  


The Government has agreed in principle to pay compensation - but when and how much?
Closure of the UK Discussion Boards
The UK Discussion Boards are now closed to new posts.