“This FOI is filed on behalf of TranspariMED.
The FOI relates to the HRA’s “Clinical Trial Registration Audit Report” covering trials receiving ethics approval during H1 2018:
Please provide the following information:
1. A copy of the full data set that formed the basis for the report of September 2015, including all lines and columns included in the original data set. Please provide the data in Excel format. In case you do not provide the full data set, please redact (rather than delete) the data fields not released, leaving intact the corresponding line and/or column headings.
2. An estimate of the total HRA staff workload involved in performing this audit, using FTE person-days as the metric.
Please note that in response to a similar previous request, the HRA found that it is in the public interest to release this information:
Please also note that in its previous response (linked above), the HRA provided a data set that was barely usable. Please provide a data set that is comprehensible and fully usable in order to avoid the need to manage a request for internal review….”