Department for Home Affairs

1. In December 2018, the Complainant requested certain information from the SPA relating to correspondence that may have passed between the Minister for Home Affairs and other third parties relating to an e-petition created by the Complainant (the Fireworks E-Petition) (the Requested Information).

2. The SPA wrote to the complainant on 18 December 2018 and 21 December 2018 stating that the Requested Information was being withheld (the Withheld Information) under Art.35 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 (the Law), which the Complainant subsequently contested and requested an internal review.

3. The SPA sent the outcome of its internal review on 28 January 2019 (the Internal Review), upholding its original position.