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Summary of the decision in case 1388/2016/JN on the Commission’s partial refusal to disclose documents

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  • Case: 1388/2016/JN
    Opened on 25 Oct 2016 - Decision on 06 Jul 2017
  • Institution(s) concerned: European Commission

The case concerned the Commission’s partial refusal to disclose to an MEP email messages exchanged with Irish journalists relating to the Commission’s response to a pending parliamentary question from that MEP. The Ombudsman inspected the documents and found that the Commission’s decision was reasonable and appropriate.