FS50856265

The complainant has requested information regarding animal right activists. The Attorney General’s Office did not comply with the request, citing section 12(1) (costs exceeding the cost limit) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that although section 12 of the FOIA applies, the Attorney General’s Office should have applied section 12(2) (‘neither confirm nor deny’…

FS50851987

The complainant has requested information from Westminster City Council (“the Council”) regarding costs and details of work completed on a specific property in the borough. The Council responded to say it has provided the information it held within the scope of the request but the complainant believes that there is more. The Commissioner’s decision is…

FS50760398

The complainant submitted a request to the Cabinet Office seeking information about the UK’s funding of certain projects in Bahrain. The Cabinet Office confirmed that it held some information falling within the scope of the request but considered this to be exempt from disclosure on the basis of sections 27(1)(a), (c) and (d) (international relations)…

FER0900568

The complainant has requested the publication details for two ‘Article 13’ planning application notices. The Commissioner’s decision is that on the balance of probabilities, Arun District Council has located all the information held in scope of the request. The Commissioner does not require any steps. Powered by WPeMatico

FS50843756

The complainant requested from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) information relating to the outcome of a consultation process conducted by the MHCLG on plans for local government re-organisation in Northamptonshire. The MHCLG refused to provide the information held initially citing section 22(1) of the FOIA (information intended for future publication) and…

FS50788747

The complainant submitted a request to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) seeking information about the UK’s funding of certain projects in Bahrain. The FCO confirmed that it held some information falling within the scope of the request but considered this to be exempt from disclosure on the basis of sections 27(1)(a), (c) and (d)…

FS50859838

The complainant has requested the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to disclose all the information it holds relating to production and subsequent withdrawal of fixed penalty notices issued at three locations. Initially, the CQC refused to confirm or deny if the recorded information is held citing section 44(2) of the FOIA. During the Commissioner’s investigation, however,…

FS50850669

The complainant has requested information from the Department regarding security arrangements for a Tribunal matter. The Department stated that it did not hold some of the requested information, and refused to disclose the remainder, citing section 32 of the FOIA as a basis for non-disclosure. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Department does not hold…

FS50881277

The complainant has requested information relating to the data analysis reports produced for the Pay Consistency Panel (PCP) and the pay progression assessments that were revised. The ICO disclosed some information but refused to disclose the remainder, citing sections 22 and 40 of the FOIA. During the Commissioner investigation, the ICO withdrew its application of…