Policy paper

Freedom of Information veto policy

The Government’s updated policy on the use of the executive override under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Documents

Use of the executive override under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as it relates to information falling within the scope of Section 35(1)

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The Government’s updated policy on the use of the executive override under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the veto’) as it relates to information that engages the principle of collective responsibility under section 35(1) of the Freedom of Information Act.

Published 11 July 2011