FOI request detail

Freedom of Information request - Transactions over £500 from December 2018

Request ID: FOI-0140-1920
Date published: 18 April 2019

You asked

Thank you for publishing your spend data here: However, I notice that you haven't published any spending data since November 2018. I'd like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for all transactions over £500 from December 2018 to at most a quarter in arrears from the date at which you publish in response to this request. Please provide the data in a machine readable format (preferably csv). As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the procurement category of each transaction if you have it. Your team may also be interested in the guidance on producing spending data: For the avoidance of doubt, I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act. I await your response within 20 working days.

We answered

Our ref: FOI-0140-1920/GH

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 10 April 2019 asking for information about the publication of our spending data.

Your request has been considered under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.

We are in the process of finalising the latest expenditure information and will update our website when this has been completed. We anticipate that this will be published by the end of May 2019. In accordance with the FOI Act, we are not obliged to supply you with this information as it is subject to a statutory exemption to the right of access to information, under Section 22 of the Act. In this instance the exemption has been applied as the information you have requested is intended for future publication.

This exemption is subject to a public interest test, which requires us to assess whether the public interest in applying the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosure. In this instance, it is considered that the public interest favours the publication of this information, in context and according to the pre-determined schedule, rather than in response to your request, to ensure the information is provided accurately and in an accessible manner.

If you are not satisfied with this response please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely

Graham Hurt

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

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