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Freedom of Information Statistics

Under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), anyone has the right to request information that we hold.  

We publish all our responses to these requests, which you can search on our website.

Financial year Number of requests
2009-10 8
2010-11 161
2011-12 97
2012-13 184
2013-14 246
2014-15 164
2015-16 240
2016-17 129

You can find annual statistics on FOI requests that we have received using the drop down tabs, below. 

Annual statistics

Use the drop down options below to view annual statistics on requests handled by IPSA.

Annual overview

Number of requests received 128
Number of requests responded to within statutory timeframe 100%
Average response time (working days) 16
Number of internal review requests received 7
Number of ICO complaints 1

Disclosure of information requested

Information disclosed

Percentage of requests

Information already in the public domain

10.17%

Information not held

11.86%

Not released in full

11.02%

Released in full

27.12%

Released in part

39.83%

Requesters

Requester

Number of requesters

Journalist

39

Member of the public

87

MP

1

MP Staff

2

Categories of information requested

Category Number of requests
ACCOMMODATION 8
COMPLIANCE OFFICER FOR IPSA 1
CONNECTED PARTIES 7
CONTINGENCY FUNDING 1
COPIES OF RECEIPTS/INVOICES 42
CORRESPONDENCE 3
DEBT 4
DISABILITY ASSISTANCE 2
GENERAL EXPENSES ENQUIRY 13
IPSA - BOARD 3
IPSA - FINANCIAL 4
IPSA - OPERATIONS 1
IPSA - POLICY 1
IPSA - STAFF 7
MPs' OFFICE COSTS 1
MPs' PAY AND PENSIONS 13
OFFICE COSTS 6
SECURITY 3
STAFFING 8
WINDING UP 1

Contact Us

If you are an MP, work for an MP or are a member of the public, you can contact IPSA's Information team.

 

Call us on 020 7811 6400 (Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm, calls may be recorded for training and quality purposes).

 

Email: info@theipsa.org.uk.