Briefings to bloggers

stuart yeatse made this Official Information request to Prime Minister

The request was refused by Prime Minister.

From: stuart yeatse

Dear Prime Minister,

I wish to know which bloggers (who and how many times contacted) your office has had email contact with between the first of March 2014 and the first of May 2014 this year

Yours faithfully,

stuart yeates

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From: J Key (MIN)
Prime Minister

On behalf of the Prime Minister, Rt Hon John Key, thank you for your


Please note that although email increases the speed of delivery, it may
not be possible to provide you with the rapid response users of email may


The fact that you have taken the time to write is appreciated.  You can be
assured that your views will be noted.



Yours sincerely

The Office of the Prime Minister



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From: Sarah Boyle

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Luke C left an annotation ()

I don't agree with Sarah that invoking 18B* wouldn't have allowed the request to be answered. However from her perspective, it would be easier to close out this request rather than have it active, as there is so many requests to deal with.


I think you should have narrowed your request to named individuals. She alludes to this in her response, including her reference to "your request as it is currently framed..."

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