Office for Nuclear Regulation

AWE Investigation

Date released
7 January 2021
Request number
Release of information under
Freedom of Information Act 2000

Information requested

It has been brought to my attention that the below investigation has now been completed and legal proceedings concluded.

Given that the conclusion of the report where withheld as they may influence legal proceedings and those proceedings are now complete, can I please request the investigation report?

Information released

I confirm that under Section 1 of the FOIA, we hold the information related to your request.

However, in this case we will need to extend the response deadline under Section 10 (3) of the FOIA by a maximum of a further 20 working days. This means we will have a response for you by 8 February 2021 at the latest.

We apologise for the delay and any inconvenience this may cause.

Further Information:

The extension of time is needed for the consideration of the public interest test in relation to the following qualified exemption of the FOIA.

A description of this exemption and its use can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website, we have provided the guidance link.

Exemptions applied


PIT (Public Interest Test) if applicable