FS50899215

The complainant has requested information about an undercover police officer from the Metropolitan Police Service (the “MPS”). The MPS refused to confirm or deny whether it held the information citing sections 30(3) (investigations and proceedings) and 40(5) (personal information) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the MPS met with its obligations under section…

FS50879089

The complainant has requested copies of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation minutes. The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (the MHCLG) refused the request under section 35(1)(a) of the FOIA – formulation/ development of government policy. During the Commissioner’s initial investigations, the MHCLG amended its position and provided some information but maintained the exemption…

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The complainant has requested a copy of a data sharing agreement between the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Greater Manchester Police (GMP). The Commissioner’s decision is that DWP does not hold the requested information. The Commissioner does not require DWP to take any steps.  Powered by WPeMatico

FS50840962

The complainant has requested information on the awarding of a contract, including the options report, valuation report and legal advice. East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (“the Trust”) provided some information but refused to provide the remaining information on the basis of the exceptions at regulation 12(5)(b) and 12(5)(e). The Commissioner’s decision is…

FS50883423

Through three, multi-part requests the complainant requested information associated with car parking matters.  Richard Huish College (‘the College’) released some information and released further information during the course of the Commissioner’s investigation. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows:  The College breached section 10(1) of the FOIA as it did not communicate to the complainant all…

FS50879966

The complainant has requested information from the Council regarding a concern submitted by an individual about a dog at the complainant’s property.  The Council refused to disclose the requested information, citing sections 30, 40 and 41 of the FOIA as a basis for non-disclosure.  The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council correctly applied section 40…

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1. The complainant has requested information about noise mitigation measures in relation to a planning application. South Buckinghamshire District Council explained that it did not hold the requested information. 2. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, South Buckinghamshire District Council does not hold the requested information. She therefore considers that it…

FER0886167

The complainant has requested correspondence exchanged with two particular hunts. The Forestry Commission refused the request as manifestly unreasonable. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Forestry Commission has failed to demonstrate why Regulation 12(4)(b) of the EIR is engaged and is therefore not entitled to rely on the exception. The Commissioner requires the Forestry Commissioner…

FS50908339

The complainant has requested the names of the examiners who assessed the PhD thesis of President Tsai Ing-wen, the President of the Republic of China, and the date on which the thesis was assessed.  The University of London (‘the University’) has withheld the information under section 40(2) of the FOIA as it considers it to…

FS50865597

The complainant has requested information about Humberside Police’s policies and procedures relating to Body Warn Video. The Commissioner’s investigation established that Humberside Police held information falling within the scope of the request which it did not disclose when responding to the request. The Commissioner’s decision is, therefore, that by failing to disclose information which was…