FS50843984

The complainant has requested particular correspondence and evidence of particular decisions.  He is dissatisfied because the ICO has categorised his three part request as vexatious and has refused to comply with it. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: The complainant’s request can be categorised as vexatious under section 14(1) of the FOIA and, as such,…

FS50829352

The complainant has requested information held by Warrington Borough Council (the council) relating to public objections received about its 2017/2018 draft accounts. The request under consideration follows on from two previous requests that the complainant had made for similar information. In response to all three requests, the council has applied section 12(1) of the FOIA…

FS50882689

The complainant requested information about blackmail crimes. The Commissioner’s decision is that Surrey Police has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA in that it failed to provide a valid response to the request within the statutory time frame of 20 working days. The Commissioner requires Surrey Police to issue a substantive response to the request…

FS50874291

The complainant has requested information about the handling of complaints. The Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman provided some information and pointed the complainant to additional information which was already reasonably accessible to her. The Commissioner’s decision is that the LGSCO does not hold any further information within the scope of the request, beyond that…

FS50828533

The complainant has requested information in connection with a newspaper article reporting a child having being questioned about ‘radicalisation’. The Commissioner’s decision is that section 31(1)(a) is not engaged, however she finds that London Borough of Redbridge (LBR) was entitled to rely on section 31(1)(g) and section 31(2)(i) of the FOIA to withhold the information.…

FS50886174

The complainant requested information about Action Fraud. The Commissioner’s decision is that the City of London Police has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA in that it failed to provide a valid response to the request within the statutory time frame of 20 working days. The Commissioner requires the City of London Police to issue…

FS50848089

The complainant has requested information from the Police Federation of England and Wales statistics about suicides of police officers of federated rank. The Police Federation of England and Wales explained that it does not hold the requested information. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Police Federation of England and Wales…

FS50830863

The complainant has requested information on a high pay exercise conducted by the Department for Education (DfE) into academy trusts and for trusts to be named in relation to various categories. The DfE refused the request on the basis of section 36(2)(c) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the DfE was entitled to…

FS50848910

The complainant requested information relating to a named police operation. West Yorkshire Police refused to confirm or deny holding the requested information, citing sections 30(3) (investigations and proceedings conducted by the public authority), 31(3) (law enforcement) and 40(5) (personal information) of the FOIA. The Commissioner investigated its application of section 30(3). The Commissioner’s decision is…