FS50777329

  The complainant has requested information relating to the closed files listed as BS 28/83 and BS 28/45 held by The National Archives. During the Commissioner’s investigation The National Archives (TNA) reassessed the information in one of the files (BS 28/83, the transcript index) and decided to disclose the names of individuals known to be…

FS50764425

The complainant has requested details of correspondence that Essex Police (“EP”) has had with a named organisation. EP advised that to ascertain whether or not it held any information would exceed the cost limit at section 12(2) (cost of compliance exceeds appropriate limit) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that EP was entitled to…

FS50782460

The complainant submitted a request to the Competition and Markets Authority (the CMA) seeking information about a costs determination it had issued when considering an Energy Code Modification Appeal. The CMA argued that in considering such an appeal it was acting as a tribunal and therefore not subject to FOIA by virtue of paragraph 1ZA…

FS50782785

The complainant has requested information about a named individual and his company which he believes may be held by the ICO as part of its investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. The ICO relied on the exclusion from the duty to confirm whether the information was held provided by section 31(3).…

23/2019 : 28 February 2019 – Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-622/17

Baltic Media Alliance SERV Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe: the Audiovisual Media Services Directive does not preclude the adoption by a Member State of a measure imposing an obligation to broadcast or retransmit a foreign television channel only in packages available for an additional fee, in order to restrict the dissemination by that channel to the…