Freedom of Information: ‘temporal point’ and the public interest test

30 Oct 2018


Volume 15, Issue 1

The Upper Tribunal has recently granted permission in an appeal in which it will look again at the question of what the correct ‘temporal point’ is for it to consider the public interest test.

In this article published by Freedom of Infomation, Estelle discusses whether the public interest should be considered at the time the decision was made by the public body, or at the time the Tribunal makes its decision on any appeal.