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External Training spend

Date released
12 March 2020
Request number
Release of information under
Freedom of Information Act 2000

Information requested

 Under the Freedom of Information Act I would like to know the following information:

Information released

I confirm that under Section 1 of the FOIA, that we hold information relevant to your request. However, we are refusing your request under Section 22 (Information intended for future publication) of the FOIA.

We have considered the public interest test for this information (see ICO Guidance on section 22 ).

Factors for release:

Factors against disclosure:


We have concluded that it is not in the public interest to release this information at this stage. In relation to your first two questions, we have taken into account that the information will be published at a later date and will be publically available on our website, as well as the information being still subject to ministerial approval.

In relation to your third and fourth questions concerning ONR’s external training spend for the last financial year, our forecasts are still to be confirmed by our annual audit process. These figures will be included in the audited Annual Report and Accounts for 2019/20 which will be laid in Parliament in June 2020, and subsequently published on our website.

Exemptions applied

Section 1 and 22.

PIT (Public Interest Test) if applicable

Yes, please see above.