Asked if the Prime Minister had vetoed an increase in the salary of the Information Commissioner, the PMS said that the Ministry of Justice had issued a Written Ministerial Statement today, which said that there would be a consultation on the powers of the Information Commissioner; any issues relating to his salary should be considered once that review had had time to report.
Asked if the consultation would also look at the role of Electoral Commissioner, the PMS said that the information he possessed was only on the Information Commissioner. The Written Statement from the Ministry of Justice, as far as the PMS could see, only referred to the Information Commissioner.
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