Invoices for office costs claimed by Mark Garnier

Request

  • Under an above request could I ask for a copy of the invoice/receipt that accompanied claim number 547132

  • Under an above request could I ask for a copy of the invoice/receipt used for claim number 543651


Response

IPSA holds the information that you request.

As you may be aware, we publish details of all claims made by MPs for business costs and expenses on our website. The following details of the claims specified in your request have already been published.

DateForm No.CategoryExpense TypeDetailsReimbursed
10/10/20160000543651Office CostsStationery PurchaseOffice / desk stationery for London58.85
03/11/20160000547132TravelCongestion Zone/TollTFL CC AUTO PAY31.50
08/11/20160000547132Office CostsContact CardsLANGFORD PRINTERS LTD30.00
10/11/20160000547132Office CostsConst Office ElectricityE.ON ENERGY SOLUTIONS71.77
21/11/20160000547132Office CostsOther Equip PurchaseARGOS RETAIL GROUP13.94
24/11/20160000547132Office CostsConst Office Buildings Insur.WORRELL FRY & CO LTD314.28

Please find attached copies of the invoices submitted in support of these claims. A small amount of information has been redacted from these invoices. Further information on information which is exempt from disclosure can be found below.

Exemptions applied

Section 31 – law enforcement

We have withheld a small amount of information relating to the financial transaction under Section 31(1)(a) (Law enforcement) of the FOI Act. This section of the Act states that information is exempt if its disclosure under the FOI Act would, or would be likely to, prejudice the prevention (or detection) or crime. We consider that the withheld information, if disclosed, would be likely to prejudice the financial or data security of the individuals concerned. We do not consider that the public interest in disclosure outweighs this risk. In our opinion the public interest in protecting the security of MPs and their staff outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Section 40 – personal information

We have also withheld some ‘personal data’ (as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)) from the disclosed information. Section 40(2) provides that personal information about third parties is exempt information if disclosure would breach the fair processing principle (Principle 1) of the DPA, where it would be unfair to those persons or is confidential. You can find out more information about personal data and FOI via guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on their website: http://ico.org.uk.

Ref:
CAS-96490
Disclosure:
November 27, 2017
Categories:
MPs' OFFICE COSTSCOPIES OF RECEIPTS/INVOICES
Exemptions Applied:
Section 31