IC-125924-Z9J0

The complainant requested information from Adderley Primary School (“the School”) about the school’s staff disciplinary policy and procedure. The Commissioner’s decision is that the School breached section 10(1) of the FOIA by failing to provide a valid response to the request within the statutory time frame of 20 working days. The Commissioner requires the School…

IC-125991-S3S2

The complainant requested information from Guildford Council (“the Council”) about correspondence concerning two planning applications. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council 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 to ensure compliance with…

IC-123003-K1W4

The complainant requested information about particular fraud reports and associated fraud charges. Northumbria Police refused to provide the requested information, citing section 12(1) of FOIA (cost of compliance), as to do so would exceed the appropriate cost and time limit. Although Northumbria Police revised its cost estimate during the course of the Commissioner’s investigation and…

IC-78251-Q6G1

The complainant has requested Queen Mary University of London (the University) to disclose copies of weekly associated dean meetings from April 2020 to the date of her request and, also, data relating to medical school student placements, and correspondence with a named individual. The University refused to disclose the meeting minutes, citing sections 36(2)(b)(i) and…

IC-55414-G1J7

The complainant requested various information in respect of a report produced by the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group and published in March 2020 concerning a review of the Animal Welfare (Dog Breeding) (Wales) Regulations 2014. The Welsh Government provided some information but refused to provide information in respect of vets on the basis…

IC-89921-T6T3

The complainant requested various information about ”Project Habitance”, “Project Habitance II” and “Project Inhabitance”. Gwent Police refused to confirm or deny whether it held information falling within the scope of the request on the basis of sections 23(5) (security bodies), 27(4)(a) & (b) (international relations), 30(3) (investigations), 31(3) (law enforcement) and section 40(5) (personal information).…

IC-50676-L2L7

The complainant has requested information concerning Waheed Saleem and the honours system. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Cabinet Office has appropriately applied section 21(1), information accessible by other means, section 40(2), personal information and section 37(1)(b), the conferring by the crown of any honour or dignity, with the public interest favouring maintaining the exemption.…

IC-129637-T6W7

1. The complainant requested information from the ICO about correspondence it has had with the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) since 1 January 2021. 2. The Commissioner’s decision is that the ICO breached section 10(1) of the FOIA by failing to provide a valid response to the request within the statutory time frame of…

IC-119017-M2X7

The complainant requested a range of information from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the ‘Trust’) about deaths at the Trust from Covid 19. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust breached section 10(1) of the FOIA by failing to provide a valid response to the request within the statutory time frame of…

IC-65469-W3W3

The complainant has requested from the City of York Council, information regarding the resignation of a councillor from a Scrutiny Committee. The council denied that the requested information was held. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the City of York Council does not hold the requested information. The Commissioner does not…