3 March 2016
What: The Information Rights Tribunal hears the case brought against the information commissioner over its finding that DWP did not need to release any part of the secret peer reviews carried out into the deaths of benefit claimants. DWP is the second respondent in the tribunal case. Judge Andrew Bartlett QC, who chairs a three-person tribunal panel, hints that he may order DWP to release some of the information from the peer reviews.
Why significant: The latest stage in the long process of securing publication of the peer reviews.