Information requests

The disclosure log shows requests received by The National Archives for information from our own corporate records. For each entry we show the request, whether or not it was successful, and any information we provided. See information requests earlier than April 2020.

2022


August

Record series, excluding FCO 141s, withdrawn from public access since 2019
FOI request reference: CAS-90314
Change in closure periods for MEPO 2/9894 and DPP 2/3099
FOI request reference: CAS-85395
Transfer and closure of DPP 2/12145 – DPP 2/12373 (Strangeways Riots)
FOI request reference: CAS-86347
Access and transfer history of Woolf Inquiry records (HO 370 series)
FOI request reference: CAS-86346
FOI/EIR policy
FOI request reference: CAS-87185
LCI 174
FOI request reference: CAS-89199
FCO 141 – insecticide testing and public health impact
FOI request reference: CAS-89442
Recruitment expenditure
FOI request reference: CAS-89691
Board minutes relating to FCO 141 withdrawal
FOI request reference: CAS-89950
Mobile telephone contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-90810
Command/House of Commons paper concerning the Disguised Renumeration Loan Charge
FOI request reference: CAS-90371

July

Accreditation of Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex Archives
FOI request reference: CAS-89046
IT systems and spend
FOI request reference: CAS-87798
Advance HE
FOI request reference: CAS-89090
FCO 141 withdrawal internal and external correspondence
FOI request reference: CAS-89271
Queen’s Printer Scotland: Multi-functional devices, printing and scanning contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-89855

June

Call-off contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-88880
Mobile phone contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-87277
CCTV suppliers
FOI request reference: CAS-87453
Treasury records
FOI request reference: CAS-87716
Queen’s Printer Scotland – Board members, senior staff, Press and Media
FOI request reference: CAS-88265
Digital redaction software
FOI request reference: CAS-88633

May

Misplacement of MEPO 3/1871
FOI request reference: CAS-86414-W6F1G8
Information rights governance
FOI request reference: CAS-85343-P3Z9M9
Discovery usage statistics
FOI request reference: CAS-86543-D6R5B9
Language, diversity and inclusion, and gender guidance
FOI request reference: CAS-85484-T4T5Q6
The National Archives’ Contracts Register
FOI request reference: CAS-87347-H5F2N2
Losses and special payments
FOI request reference: CAS-83074-Y6M4PS
Hybrid working costs and guidance
FOI request reference: CAS-87060-J9Z2D6
Find Case Law guidance
FOI request reference: CAS-87291-Y3P7H7
Contact centre, call centre and Inbound Network Services contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-84648-H4L3X0
MoD Personnel Records project
FOI request reference: CAS-82680-W9D1M6

April

Transfer of War Risks Insurance Office Records
FOI request reference: CAS-83871-N5F1H7
1921 Census project documentation
FOI request reference: CAS-82464-T1W5Y2
Usage statistics for legislation.gov.uk
FOI request reference: CAS-85295-J4G6K6
Gender pay gap report costs
FOI request reference: CAS-85994-D0B3H6
Access history of PREM 19/4400/1
FOI request reference: CAS-84598-P3S5X3
Closure status of document DPP 2/3787
FOI request reference: CAS-84644-Z4R9P5
FOI decision notice for HO 291/1710
FOI request reference: CAS-83887-H2B8L9
ICT plans and strategy documents
FOI request reference: CAS-86349-N1S3N1
The National Archives’ telephony, broadband and WAN contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-85599-G7B9H3
Early release of FCO 168/608
FOI request reference: CAS-85281-T1S1X4

March

Union’s collective agreements
FOI request reference: CAS-84322-L9K8S8
IT security and IT systems
FOI request reference: CAS-81611-N4W8T2
Findmypast’s exclusive access to the 1921 Census
FOI request reference: CAS-85021-W5R9L5
legislation.gov.uk – Most and least popular published acts
FOI request reference: CAS-83970-Z6Q7H2
Findmypast’s exclusive access to the 1921 Census
FOI request reference: CAS-85021-W5R9L5
FOI guidance and policy on high profile murder cases
FOI request reference: CAS-83574-G4L3X8
ICT documentation
FOI request reference: CAS-84257-D7Y1L3
Legislation and data storage
FOI request reference:
Court seals
FOI request reference: CAS-85771-Z4L1D8
User Advisory Group meeting minutes
FOI request reference: CAS-85204-C4R9X8
Insurance policies
FOI request reference: CAS-85059-P8K2Y1
Confidential waste contract
FOI request reference: CAS-84436-L8L0L9
The 1921 Census: Welsh language entries and fee-based access
FOI request reference: CAS-82975-F7S2H9
Accession to repositories annual surveys
FOI request reference: CAS-85213-F8H2L7
1921 Census Project risk register
FOI request reference: CAS-82466-W3S6W8

February

Findmypast monopoly of 1921 Census
FOI request reference: CAS-83022-C9T2V2
Social media spending
FOI request reference: CAS-82918-P6R0Y2
Malicious enquiries
FOI request reference: CAS-82862-X8K7X4
Telephone maintenance contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-82798-M1N9Y2
1921 Census royalties from Findmypast
FOI request reference: CAS-82619-Z7X5V3
The National Archives’ MFD print contract
FOI request reference: CAS-82538-F7J8Q7
Findmypast rights to the 1921 Census
FOI request reference: CAS-82261-S6H0F9
Correspondence statistics
FOI request reference: CAS-80335-N4R8C8
Misplaced DPP 2 record
FOI request reference: CAS-83073-K9D2D9
Lost and stolen devices
FOI request reference: CAS-82861-B1K4Y8

2021


December

CJ 4/4402 FOI request correspondence
FOI request reference: CAS-70427-X8F6Y8
Offensive catalogue complaints
FOI request reference: CAS-81068-K3P5C4
User Advisory Group meeting minutes (September 2021)
FOI request reference: CAS-81646-B3V2C2
Primary Human Resources (HR) and payroll software solution software contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-70854-W5G9V5
MFD printer contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-81015-G6C4T9
Malicious emails
FOI request reference: CAS-80526-G2R5J0
FamilySearch international contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-80598-X1G5S4

November

HR – Employee pay review/settlement
FOI request reference: CAS-70841-L0M6C4
Finance IT systems
FOI request reference: CAS-70852-X1G4N0
Suffolk Archives Accreditation
FOI request reference: CAS-70762-T4S2C3
Communications related to British Airways Flight BA 149
FOI request reference: CAS-80911-G6V7R4
Apprenticeships at The National Archives
FOI request reference: CAS-80597-N4H1B1
Digitisation of the 1921 census, Findmypast exclusivity, and damage
FOI request reference: CAS-80166-X0G3Y9
Digitisation and Licencing of the 1921 Census (public consultation and projected income)
FOI request reference: CAS-80210-B8M7C7

October

Access history of documents within the HO, ASSI and MEPO record series
FOI request reference: CAS-70513-P8S5B5
Ransomware attacks
FOI request reference: CAS-70721-Z7P3Y9
Monmouthshire Council Social Services
FOI request reference: CAS-80165-Z0B5J6
The National Archives’ MongoDB cloud hosting contract
FOI request reference: CAS-70772-H1V2Q0
The National Archives’ use of various technology platforms
FOI request reference: CAS-70692-M3L9R7
Ransomware, malware and data loss
FOI request reference: CAS-70295-T0K6B4

September

CRM systems
FOI request reference: CAS-70174-D4X2F7
Records on ‘Whole Life Order’ prisoners
FOI request reference: CAS-69978-G3P5K6
Sexual harassment and bullying claims
FOI request reference: CAS-70099-H0B4C3 & CAS-70100-X5D1P3
Payments made to charities and third sector organisations
FOI request reference: CAS-70155-W2T9B6
SIRO contact details
FOI request reference: CAS-69975-Y8F7V6
SSSNA framework
FOI request reference: CAS-70412-Z2T4C0

August

Pay review
FOI request reference: CAS-69787-V1S4S4
The National Archives staff pay data
FOI request reference: CAS-69778-J9Q1Q6
Staffing data and DCMS Contested Heritage Roundtable
FOI request reference: CAS-68219-P0T4H7
The National Archives’ digitisation and document protection strategies
FOI request reference: CAS-69431-W4M6V3
Cloud contracts at The National Archives
FOI request reference: CAS-69462-D5K3K5
National Careers Service contract tenders
FOI request reference: CAS-70047-D0Q9H3
Request for clinical documents of Xolair (Genentech Inc.)
FOI request reference: CAS-70089-L4Q4T2

July

Corporate Insolvency information from The Gazette
FOI request reference: CAS-69421-P7W6M1
Stockport Local Heritage Library accreditation report
FOI request reference: CAS-69177-L2K8S5
Stonewall programmes
FOI request reference: CAS-69131-V5G6B0
Document quarantine at The National Archives
FOI request reference: CAS-69116-D5Z4N9
DEFE 24/1940
FOI request reference: CAS-69088-H3P3Y6
Clearing House referrals
FOI request reference: CAS-69067-W0L2L4

June

DEFE 24/1940 (UFO file)
FOI request reference: CAS-68515-Y7K9B2
Finance and HR contracts (follow-up to CAS-68399-L4B9M0)
FOI request reference: CAS-68888-K3V1B8
Stonewall payments
FOI request reference: CAS-68981-S8L7N6
Colossus Computers
FOI request reference: CAS-68794-W8H4X7
Contracts data at The National Archives
FOI request reference: CAS-68363-M6Y8G6
HR, payroll and finance software contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-68399-L4B9M0
The National Archives’ cloud strategy
FOI request reference: CAS-68526-M5J0M3
The National Archives’ mobile phone and mobile broadband contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-69118-S4Z9Q0

May

Encrypted Phone Message Communications
FOI request reference: CAS-67618-S8G9S9
HR, Payroll, L&D, Procurement, Finance and Contact Centre systems and services
FOI request reference: CAS-68068-P9N1C5
Digitised Records
FOI request reference: CAS-68214-J2Q6X7
Vehicles at The National Archives
FOI request reference: CAS-68225-H1M9V5
Mobile Phone and Mobile Broadband Contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-68402-N9N8Q9
The National Archives’ 2021 Pay Review
FOI request reference: CAS-68412-K9C3N0
Staff pay and bonuses at The National Archives
FOI request reference: CAS-68480-L6W2V3

April

Coronavirus Act 2020
FOI request reference: CAS-67758-G3N0F0
Language services
FOI request reference: CAS-67788-J9J3V1
ICT plans and strategy documents
FOI request reference: CAS-67909-K1G2L1
User Advisory Group Meeting Minutes
FOI request reference: CAS-67983-C1J9S2
Chilcot Inquiry records
FOI request reference: CAS-68230-N5K1L8
Food and beverage spending
FOI request reference: CAS-67482-K0X1R0
Return of record requests
FOI request reference: CAS-67515-J8B7K9
Legal expenditure
FOI request reference: CAS-67540-V3K4P5
Contract’s Register
FOI request reference: CAS-67570-X3S7Z6
External recruitment agencies
FOI request reference: CAS-67574-Z5H9P8
‘Review of Government Digital Records Report’ (Sir Alex Allan Report)
FOI request reference: CAS-67599-G0Z2H0
Telephony, unified communications, contact centre, connectivity and network services solutions
FOI request reference: CAS-67704-Q6H4S8
Mobile phone contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-67737-S0L7L8

March

IR files with closed descriptions
FOI request reference: CAS-67086-S5G4K5
Email retention policy
FOI request reference: CAS-67138-X2Y3B4
Furloughing of TNA staff
FOI request reference: CAS-67139-K1J7K6
Unconscious bias training
FOI request reference: CAS-67326-S2B7S9
Foreign language records at The National Archives
FOI request reference: CAS-67632-C2Z0N2
Definition, creation and application of various pieces of legislation
FOI request reference: CAS-70720-Z2Y7L0

February

Review of the AB series
FOI request reference: CAS-66289-M4S6D6
Internal and external correspondence regarding case F0063641
FOI request reference: CAS-66378-Q5P3T9
MongoDB cloud hosting contract
FOI request reference: CAS-66657-W3J9M2
1990 Calvine UFO incident
FOI request reference: CAS-66677-Q1R4R1
Unified communications, internet, telephony, cloud and cyber security services and associated contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-66741-R2M3T8
Missing hardware devices
FOI request reference: CAS-66766-D6X2V8
The National Archives’ telephone maintenance contract
FOI request reference: CAS-66809-F1V7W7
Recruitment of UFO specialist
FOI request reference: CAS-66901-N5T5F6
The National Archives’ cloud hosting contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-67125-P4L4Q7

January

Transfer of MOD personnel records
FOI request reference: CAS-66323-T0Y4K1
Delegated legislation published on legislation.gov.uk
FOI request reference: CAS-66330-J3V6F2
1921 Census licensing
FOI request reference: CAS-66418-D0C3P1
Data on various software systems and associated contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-66466-K9J0Z0
IT and information security
FOI request reference: CAS-66467-R0P0B7
1921 Census contract
FOI request reference: CAS-66470-J0W6Q0
AI and digital transformation
FOI request reference: CAS-66503-L2F0H7
FOI, SAR and DPA software solutions and associated contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-66604-V3C6Y6
TNA’s contract register
FOI request reference: CAS-66611-R2F9Y4
Telecoms contracts
FOI request reference: CAS-66649-T7V0N2
IT misuse
FOI request reference: CAS-66720-F5C9L8

2020


December

DRO market testing
FOI request reference: CAS-66414-M8X1W8
Staffing numbers
FOI request reference: CAS-66275-W1R3F6
Employment tribunals
FOI request reference: CAS-66365-W9V9V8
Disabled members of staff at The National Archives who are engaged in the work of the Office of the Queen’s Printer for Scotland
FOI request reference: CAS-66517-B5Q7W8
Transfer of MOD personnel records
FOI request reference: F0063638
Personal information published on The Gazette’s website
FOI request reference: F0063678
ARA/CILIP Workforce Mapping Project
FOI request reference: F0063712

November

Spam/malicious emails
FOI request reference: F0063498
BAME pay data
FOI request reference: F0063592
Web traffic through the Legislation.gov.uk website
FOI request reference: F0063491

October

Communication (Television Licensing) Regulations 2004
FOI request reference: F0063353
Services requiring digital verification
FOI request reference: F0062955
William Wallace letters
FOI request reference: F0061351
Treasury records awaiting accessioning
FOI request reference: F0063028
Workforce management data: 2011-2020
FOI request reference: F0063134
User Advisory Group minutes
FOI request reference: F0063222
T 681/1 Discovery error
FOI request reference: F0063243
University of Southampton’s purchase of archives
FOI request reference: F0063281
Stage 3 development of TNA building
FOI request reference: F0063424
Spending on staff training
FOI request reference: F0063298
MongoDB cloud hosting contract
FOI request reference: F0063458
Survey data from Legislation.gov.uk, 2018-2020
FOI request reference: F0063254
Staff performance management
FOI request reference: F0063484

September

Record copying orders received by The National Archives
FOI request reference: F0061863
Instances of supplier ‘non compliance’
FOI request reference: F0062845
Official naturalisation certificates and paid naturalisation research
FOI request reference: F0062868
Staff handling of records
FOI request reference: F0062897
Statistical user data
FOI request reference: F0062906
Infected Blood Inquiry correspondence
FOI request reference: F0062597
Inspection activities
FOI request reference: F0062926
Cloud hosting contracts with third party suppliers
FOI request reference: F0062904
Internal correspondence related to racism
FOI request reference: F0062993

August

Access to TNA library record
FOI request reference: F0062604
Digital strategy
FOI request reference: F0062745
Telephony systems and mobile phone contracts
FOI request reference: F0062827
The National Archives’ Diversity Bursary Programme
FOI request reference: F0062415
Enactment of new criminal offences
FOI request reference: F0062751
ICT strategy
FOI request reference: F0062797

July

ICT contracts for Server Hardware Maintenance, Server Virtualisation Licenses and Maintenance and Storage Area Network (SAN) Maintenance/Support
FOI request reference: F0058748
Intranet, O365 and Active Directory Services
FOI request reference: F0062504
Recruitment at The National Archives
FOI request reference: F0062401
TNA’s IT Systems
FOI request reference: F0062392
Digitisation of the CO series of records at The National Archives
FOI request reference: F0062336
Public Record Office inspection report of the City of York Archives
FOI request reference: F0062416

June

The National Archives’ organisational structure and employment of staff archivists
FOI request reference: F0062161
Use of stop and search powers in England in 2019
FOI request reference: F0062338
TNA’s contracts for ERP, CRM, HR & Finance system
FOI request reference: F0062135
Retention instruments for HM Treasury records: RI 138, RI 137 & RI 134
FOI request reference: F0062131
Retention instruments for HM Treasury records: RI 134 & RI 129
FOI request reference: F0062130
Retention instruments for HM Treasury records: LCI 138
FOI request reference: F0061615

May

Information in regards to historic Prison Instructions (PSI) and Prison Service Orders (PSO) in addition to legislation
FOI request reference: F0061834
Data on the performance of each government department against its prompt payment targets for the years 2015-2020
FOI request reference: F0061838
Freedom of Information Act 2000
FOI request reference: F0062024
TNA’s IT Suppliers
FOI request reference: F0061873
Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) and The National Archive’s (TNA) current Managed Print contract
FOI request reference: F0061798

April

Co-managed Network Service contract
FOI request reference: F0061843
Independent Living Fund UK at The National Archives
FOI request reference: F0061840
The National Archives’ telephony systems
FOI request reference: F0061739
TNA/DHSC correspondence
FOI request reference: F0060811
Access to the 1921 Census
FOI request reference: F0061868
Creation and use of the I2S2 Guthrie Card
FOI request reference: F0061779
Backup policy for The National Archives’ Office 365 deployment
FOI request reference: F0061661
Main functions and tasks of the departments within the Digital Directorate
FOI request reference: F0061596
Main functions and tasks of the departments of the Research and Collections Directorate
FOI request reference: F0061595
The National Archives’ adherence to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
FOI request reference: F0061542
The National Archives’ Cyber Security contracts
FOI request reference: F0061495
The National Archives’ use of O365 and email
FOI request reference: F0061468