Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Ceisteanna (706)

Jonathan O'Brien

Ceist:

706. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of freedom of information requests granted, part granted, refused, transferred to an appropriate body, withdrawn or handled outside freedom of information in 2018, in tabular form. [26391/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The number of freedom of information requests received in the Department in 2018 was 2,510.

The numbers that were granted, part-granted, refused, transferred to an appropriate body, withdrawn or handled outside freedom of information, are set out in the tabular statement below.

Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests Received by DEASP in 2018

Status

No.

Granted

684

Part-Granted

1,275

Refused

369

Transferred

20

Withdrawn

69

Handled outside of FOI

89

Pending

4

Total No. of FOIs Received

2,510

I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.