FS50840423

The complainant has requested copies of bank statements, payment lists and staff expense claims from March 2017 – March 2018. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has correctly applied section 40(2) to the withheld information. The Commissioner considers the Council to have breached section 1(1) of the FOIA by failing to provide the complainant…

FER0886530

The complainant requested a variety of information relating to emails and documents sent between employees of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (“the Council”).   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 Environmental Information Regulations (“the EIR”).…

FER0866153

The complainant has requested information about valuation reports produced for the council by Lambert Smith Hampton. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough of Croydon (“the Council”) has failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Regulation 5(2) of the Environmental Information Regulations (“the EIR”). Powered by WPeMatico

FS50850372

The complainant has requested information from the Department for Education (“DfE”) regarding the trial of a reception baseline assessment in schools. The DfE refused to provide some of the requested information citing section 35(1)(a) – the formulation and development of government policy and section 40(2) – third party personal data. The Commissioner’s decision is that…

FS50848920

The complainant has requested copies of the Mayor’s Appeal Fund trustees’ meeting. The London Borough of Enfield stated that it did not “hold” the requested information for the purposes of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough does not hold the information for the purposes of the FOIA. The Commissioner does not…

FS50874679

The complainant has requested photos within a particular report. The London Borough of Waltham Forest refused the request as “repeated” because it had already supplied the whole report. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough was entitled to rely on section 14(2) of the FOIA to refuse the request. However it failed to inform…

FS50854539

The complainant has asked the Ministry of Housing, Communities and local Government (“the MHCLG”) for a copy of a report about CON29 services. The MCLHG confirmed that it holds the report which the complainant seeks but, on the grounds that the report relates to the formulation and development of government policy, the Department refused to…

FER0839216

The complainant has requested information showing that HS2 Limited (HS2) is aware of the reduction in forecast of GDP and has made this known to the Department for Transport (DfT) and what updates it has made as a result of this. HS2 identified a report intended to advise the DfT of this and withheld the…

FS50851387

The complainant made a freedom of information request to Katherine Warington School (the School) for a copy of a tender submission for a school uniform contract. The School refused the request under the section 43(2) (commercial interests) exemption. The Commissioner’s decision is that section 43(2) was correctly applied and the public interest in maintaining the…