“Throughout my fifty year career in business, entertainment and politics I have never before sought redress through the Courts. At one time I would have been reluctant to bring these proceedings. We spend a lifetime building our good name and reputation, but one unfounded lie or malicious or false accusation can define us forever. […]
Suspension of requests pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 by the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland.
A number of our clients received letters from the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (“PRONI”) today informing them that, whilst PRONI holds information pertaining to their requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”), PRONI cannot release the documents in the absence of the Minister for the Department for Communities. This decision […]