FS50844524

The complainant requested information from the Department for Transport (DfT) relating to complaint letters sent to Chris Grayling, former Secretary of State for Transport. DfT stated that it did not hold a central list of such cases and to conduct a manual search for the information requested would exceed the cost limit under the FOIA.…

FS50823545

The complainant has requested information from the Independent Office for Police Conduct about complaints it had received. The Independent Office for Police Conduct answered some questions and applied sections 12(1) (cost of compliance exceeds appropriate limit) and 21(1)( Information accessible to applicant by other means) of the FOIA, to the remainder. The Commissioner’s decision is…

FER0856580

The complainant has requested information, plans and reports relating to the approach and throat section to the North-West of Euston Station. High Speed Two Limited (HS2) initially responded that there was no information for some parts of the request and applied Regulation 12(5)(d), material which is still in the course of completion, to the remaining…

FS50817223

The complainant has requested a copy of a report held by Hastings Borough Council (the council) which relates to a proposed investigation into the stability of a particular area of land that has been affected by landslips. The council refused the request under regulation 12(5)(e) of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that the council…

FER0893981

The complainant has requested a Habitat Survey relating to a specific planning application.  West Berkshire District Council withheld the information under the exception for the protection of the environment – regulation 12(5)(g).  The Commissioner’s decision is that West Berkshire District Council has correctly withheld the requested information under regulation 12(5)(g).  The Commissioner does not require…

FS50869230

The complainant has requested information about joint-funded care packages. Essex County Council provided some information and stated it had provided all the information it held. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Council has provided all the information it held within the scope of the request. However, she also considers that…

FS50862393

The complainant has requested information from Gateshead Council (the Council) relating to allegations made about him. The Council advised that the information is his own personal data and is therefore exempt under the FOIA, citing section 40(1). The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has correctly applied the exemption. The Commissioner therefore does not require…

FS50895430

The complainant has requested information about how HM Revenue & Customs dealt with individuals involved with a particular tax avoidance scheme. HMRC refused to confirm or deny holding information as it claimed that to do so would breach the Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Act 2005 (CRCA) and therefore it was entitled to rely on…

FS50882240

The applicant has requested information relating to registration numbers of pre-owned commercial vehicles and the company names.         The Commissioner’s decision is that DVLA has correctly cited section 12 of the FOIA in response to the request. The Commissioner does not require the public authority to take any steps. Powered by WPeMatico

FS50879093

The complainant submitted a request to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) seeking a number of files concerning the nuclear programme. The MOD explained that it only held a number of the requested files, the remainder still being held at The National Archives pending their return to the MOD as part of a security review. Of…