Names of Don Foster MP's staff
The names of MPs’ staff are personal data, under the terms of the Data Protection Act.
Section 40(2) provides that personal information about third parties is exempt information if one of the conditions set out in section 40(3) is satisfied. Under the FOI Act disclosure of this information would breach the fair processing principle (Principle 1) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), where it would be unfair to those persons or is confidential. For further information, you may wish to visit the UK Legislation website.
As such, under section 40(5)(b)(i), we are unable to confirm or deny whether or not this information is held.
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- 12 November 2014
- MPs' STAFFING
- Exemptions Applied:
- Section 40