FER0851904

The complainant has requested information relating to the planned redevelopment of Woking Football Club’s stadium, together with and associated residential property development. The council initially withheld information under Regulation 12(5)(e). During the course of the Commissioners investigation it disclosed the majority of the information, however, it maintained redactions under Regulation 12(5)(e) and under Regulation 13(1)…

FS50856846

The complainant has requested information from the Department of Health and Social Care (“DHSC”) about the reimbursement prices of bicalutamide 50mg tablets in the April 2018 drug tariff and details about the manufacturers and wholesalers that provided information.  The DHSC originally refused to provide the information by citing section 12 but, after a previous decision…

FS50862281

The complainant requested from North Tyneside Council (the Council) information relating to policy and guidance documents, and training materials for staff dealing with Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs). The Council stated that it did not hold the information requested. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Council does not hold any recorded…

FER0888239

The complainant has requested confirmation as to whether the council had provided a sum of £250,000,000 to a developer in association with plans to develop Woking Football Club’s football stadium and a residential development to facilitate this. The council refused to confirm or deny whether it held any information relevant to the request, citing section…

FS50873225

The complainant requested information from the London Borough of Waltham Forest (the London Borough) concerning a gas purchasing consortium. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA. Powered by WPeMatico

FS50811968

The complainant requested information on Cabinet Sub-Committee minutes on devolution from 1997 and 1998. The Cabinet Office refused the request in reliance of the exemption at FOIA section 35(1)(a) & (b) – Formulation of government policy, Ministerial communications. The Commissioner’s decision is that the exemptions are engaged in respect of the requested information, however, the…

FER0865364

The complainant has asked Bolton Council for copies of the highway inspection records, records of complaints and other associated information, for an identified section of highway during a two-year period. Bolton Council refused to comply with the complainant’s request in reliance on Regulation 12(5)(b) of the EIR, on the grounds that disclosure of the information…

FER0838646

The complainant has requested information relating to fire safety measures implemented at a named property by the council. The council provided some information however it said that it does not hold any other information. The complainant disputed this. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on a balance of probabilities, the council has now disclosed all of…

FS50853653

The complainant, who is sight-impaired, sought to initiate a request to the Cabinet Office verbally. As set out in the FOIA section 45 Code of Practice (paragraph 2.5), a public authority should have procedures in place to accept verbal requests in such circumstances. He had repeated difficulties in accessing this and contacted the Commissioner about…

FER0866197

The complainant has requested information from Hertsmere Borough Council in relation to complaints received about a farm.  Hertsmere Borough Council withheld the information under the exception for the course of justice – regulation 12(5)(b) of the EIR.  The Commissioner’s decision is that Hertsmere Borough Council has correctly withheld the information under regulation 12(5)(b) and that…