FS50758474

The complainant has requested information on the guidance that was available to general practitioners in 2009 and which related to working with service users who had suffered sexual abuse in 2009. The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) originally refused the request under section 21 of the FOIA on the basis that the information…

FS50742373

The complainant has requested information regarding projects commissioned under the Consultancy One framework. The Cabinet Office has asserted that the requested information is not held. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Cabinet Office does hold the requested information and has failed to fully consider and responds to the request in…

FS50776283

The complainant has requested information from the Gambling Commission (the Commission) relating to the number of EuroMillions lottery tickets issued missing Millionaire Maker codes (the codes). The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Commission does not hold information within the scope of the request. The Commissioner does not require theCommission to…

FS50774745

The complainant requested from Dorset County Council (the Council) information regarding a report which concerns the Partnership for Older People Programme (POPP). The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has correctly withheld the information to the request under section 41(1) (information provided in confidence) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that as the information…

FER0795842

The complainant requested information relating to surface water drainage matters. The Council denied holding relevant information. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Council does not hold the requested information. She therefore upholds the Council’s application of regulation 12(4)(a) (information not held) of the EIR. She did, however, find a procedural…

FER0755158

The complainant requested from Middlesbrough Council (the Council) information relating to the planning application about a specific property in Middlesbrough. The Council disclosed some information and withheld other information under the EIR – regulations 12(4)(e) (internal communications) and 12(5)(f) (interests of information provider).The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council failed to respond within the statutory…

FS50796134

The complainant has requested information about a press statement issued by the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) about a high profile prisoner. The MOJ disclosed some information but withheld information about the staff involved in preparing and authorising the press statement, on the grounds that it was exempt from disclosure under section 40 (personal information) of…

FS50794993

The complainant has requested from NHS South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) email addresses held of its member GP practices. The Commissioner’s decision is that the CCG failed to provide the complainant with a copy of the requested information within the required timeframe and has therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA. As the…

FER0776256

The complainant has requested information from Forest Holidays Ltd (‘FHL’) associated with a development proposal in Mortimer Forest in Shropshire. FHL’s position is that it is not a public authority for the purposes of the EIR. It has therefore refused to respond to this request under the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that FHL is…