FS50833823

The complainant has asked Warwickshire County Council all emails, reports, photos and letters which relate to a visit by Warwickshire Trading Standards and the Animal and Plant Health Agency (“APHA”) to a named game bird farm on 27 July 2017. The Council has refused the complainant’s request in reliance on section 30(1)(b) of the FOIA.…

FS50798142

The complainant requested various pieces of information relating to Llanelidan Village Green. Llanelidan Community Council (‘the Council’) refused the request under section 14(1) as it considered it to be vexatious. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council failed to provide sufficient evidence to support the decision to refuse the request for information and is not…

FS50800153

The complainant requested performance reports relating to the delivery and performance management of asylum accommodation. The Home Office ultimately provided some relevant information, but refused to provide the remainder citing sections 40(2) (personal information) and 43(2) (commercial interests) of the FOIA. The Commissioner has considered whether the request was interpreted correctly. She has also considered…

FS50772963

The complainant has requested copies of reports which were presented to an extraordinary meeting of Thanet District Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Panel on 15 October 2014.  The Council originally refused the request under section 42(1)(legal professional privilege) of the FOIA, additionally applying section 44(1)(c)(prohibitions on disclosure – disclosure would constitute or be punishable as a…

FS50823426

The complainant has requested copies of minutes and agendas which refers to correspondence with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Potto Parish Council refused the request as vexatious. The Commissioner’s decision is that the request was vexatious and the Parish Council was entitled section 14(1) of the FOIA to refuse it. However, it failed to issue a…

FS50833412

The complainant has requested information about money paid by West Sussex County Council (“the Council”) to place children into secure care accommodation facilities in Scotland, broken down by care facility. The Council refused the request under section 40(2) of the FOIA, as it considered that the information it held comprised third party personal data. The…

FS50830213

The complainant has requested information relating to the Heywood South Link Road J19 M62 planning application. The Commissioner’s decision is that on the balance of probabilities, Rochdale Borough Council has located all the information held in scope of the request. However it breached Regulation 5(2) in failing to respond to the request within 20 working…