FER0804063

The complainant has requested information regarding an explosion at a power plant. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) disclosed some information and withheld the remainder under regulations 12(5)(b), 12(5)(e) and 13 of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that the HSE has correctly applied the provisions of regulation 12(5)(b) to all the information in scope…

FER0862469

The complainant has requested information about a complaint that was made to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) regarding the siting of a domestic oil tank. The YDNPA initially withheld all the information captured by the request under the exceptions provided by regulation 12(5)(d) – confidentiality of proceedings, and regulation 12(5)(f) – voluntary supply…

FER0864027

The complainant has requested to know the person or persons who submitted a listing application for a specific property. Historic England has refused to supply the requested information in reliance on Regulation 12(3) and 13(1) (third party personal data) of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that Historic England is entitled to withhold the information…

FS50825845

The complainant submitted requests to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) seeking a copy of an absence management policy for a particular part of the organisation. Following receipt of his first request the MOD asked the complainant to clarify the nature of information being sought. The complainant provided this clarification but argued that such a clarification…

FS50817776

The complainant has requested information on the “Underbelly” theatre company’s application for the use of land at Marble Arch in 2017. The Commissioner’s decision is that Westminster City Council (“the Council”) appropriately applied regulation 12(5)(e) to withhold one element of the request. The Commissioner finds the Council in breach of regulation 11(4) for the failure…