Fifteen percent of Freedom of Information requests were responded to late by Sussex Police last year. 

The Argus report:

Sussex Police fails to answer 15% of all Freedom of Information requests on time.

The force, which has come under fire for its failure to answer requests, admitted its own criminality in a Freedom of Information.

It said about 140 responses annually – 15% – were delayed.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.