*Evans and another v Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and others

Freedom of information – Exempt information. The claimant journalist sought the disclosure of communications passing between the Prince of Wales and various government departments. The Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) (the UT) ordered the partial disclosure of the communications (the 2012 decision) and subsequently granted the journalist's requests for lists and schedules (the 2013 decision). The government departments appealed. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in allowing the appeal, held that the 2012 decision had disposed of the claimant's claims in respect of lists and schedules, and the UT had been wrong in law to hold that it had had power to deal with that issue in the 2013 decision.

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