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The complainant has requested from Hampshire County Council (the Council) information consisting of a report following a visit to Hythe Primary School. The Council stated that it did not hold information as per the complainant’s description but provided some clarification on the matter.  The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has correctly confirmed that the…

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The complainant has requested information concerning the harm caused to individuals’ mental health by racism and the perception of racism.  North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (‘the Trust’) considers it has addressed the request as far as it understands it and has released all the relevant information it holds.  The Trust acknowledged that it…

FS50847662

The complainant has requested information on correspondence and communications dating from January 2018 between Steve Baker and specified individuals, Shanker Singham and Mark Littlewood and lists of attendees at specific functions declared in government transparency data. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Department for Exiting the European Union (‘DExEU’) has appropriately relied on section 35(1)(a)…

FS50871447

The complainant has requested information on correspondence and communications between Steve Baker and specific organisations and individuals. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Department for Exiting the European Union (‘DExEU’) has appropriately relied on section 35(1)(a) to withhold some of the requested information and the public interest favours maintaining the exemption. The Commissioner does not…

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The complainant has requested inspectors’ notes relating to Department for Education guidelines on teaching British values and the Equality Act 2010, produced during inspections of particular schools.  Ofsted has withheld the information under section 31(1)(g) of the FOIA (law enforcement) and considers the public interest favours withholding the information. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows:…

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The complainant has requested information from Reigate and Banstead Council (“the Council”) in the form of legal advice in relation to the Core Strategy Review approved by the Council in July 2019.  The Council refused to disclose the requested information, citing section 42(1) of the FOIA as a basis for non-disclosure.  The Commissioner’s decision is…

FS50896378

The complainant requested information from the City of York Council (“the Council”) relating to breaches of planning conditions. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached regulation 5(2) of the EIR. The Commissioner requires the Council to take the following steps…

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The complainant requested salary details for two advertised posts from Translink. Translink refused to provide the requested information on the basis that it is personal information, and thus exempt from disclosure under section 40(2)(personal information) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that section 40 is not engaged. The Commissioner requires Translink to disclose the…

FS50832007

The complainant has requested information in relation to various sub-contracting institutions providing educational services on behalf of the University of Staffordshire (“the University”). The request was refused on the basis of section 43(2) of the FOIA.  The Commissioner’s decision is that the section 43(2) exemption is not engaged in relation to the copies of contracts…

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The complainant requested copies of internal communications relating to previous correspondence he has sent to the Council. The Commissioner’s decision is that Birmingham City Council (“the Council”) failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Section 10 of the FOIA. The Commissioner does not require the Council to take…