FER0829003

The complainant has requested a copy of draft plans shared with South Hams District Council (SHDC) by a landowner as part of the pre-application stage of a proposed housing development.  SHDC refused to disclose the plans, citing the exception provided by 12(5)(e) (commercial confidentiality) of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that SHDC has failed…

FER0803285

The complainant requested various pieces of information about a bat survey at a particular site. The Welsh Government disclosed some information and withheld other information under regulations 12(5)(a), 12(5)(g) and 13. The complainant did not dispute the application of any exceptions but alleged that the Welsh Government held additional information relevant to the request. The…

FS50829722

The complainant has requested various information relating to the development of a crematorium. North Somerset Council refused the request as vexatious under section 14(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, but subsequently informed the Commissioner that the request would fall under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004, and as such, sought to refuse the request…

FS50816544

The complainant has requested information regarding air monitoring relating to a large demolition and construction project. Homes England redacted information on the basis of EIR regulations 12(3) and 13(1) – third party personal data; and 12(5)(e) – confidentiality of commercial information. During the course of the investigation Homes England withdrew its reliance on regulation 12(5)(e)…

FS50830552

The complainant has requested information relating to staffing at North and East London Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU). NHS England refused to comply with the request under section 12 FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that NHS England was correct to apply section12 FOIA and that it was not therefore obliged to comply with the request.…

FS50804336

The complainant initially requested information relating to the change of the ICO’s privacy notice following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018. The Commissioner’s decision is that ICO (“the ICO”) failed to respond to a number of requests within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the…

FS50820189

The complainant requested from Berrynarbor Parish Council (the Council) information relating to the decision it took to refuse an offer concerning the re-location of the play equipment in the village Recreation Field. The Council stated that it did not hold the information requested. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Council…