The council of London Borough Tower Hamlets does not hold information on how much it spends on responding to FOI requests each year, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The Docklands and East London Advertiser report:

Tower Hamlets Council does not know how much money was spent responding to freedom of information requests last year, a freedom of information request has revealed.

Results of an FOI request submitted by the Advertiser into how much was spent responding to requests in the last financial year show that the Town Hall “does not hold this information”.

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