FS50815792

The complainant requested information relating to specific items of expenditure on Humberside Police’s list of published spending. Humberside Police provided some information but refused to disclose the remainder, citing section 40(2) (personal information) of the FOIA as its basis for doing so. The Commissioner’s decision is that Humberside Police has correctly applied section 40(2) of…

FS50833013

The complainant has requested correspondence between the council and an individual. The council’s initial response was to refuse the request on the basis that section 40(2) applied (personal data). On review however it applied section 12(1) (appropriate limit). The complainant made a further request narrowing the scope of her request, however she also contested the…

FS50820341

The complainant has requested information from Slough Borough Council relating to its purchase of 25 Windsor Road (its new town centre headquarters) from Observatory House (Jersey) Ltd in July 2018. Slough Borough Council stated that it had disclosed all the recorded information it holds falling within the scope of the complainant’s requests. The Commissioner’s decision…

FER0797250

The complainant requested information relating to a planning application regarding a specified property. The London Borough of Croydon provided most of the requested information and withheld some information in reliance on the exception at regulation 13 and regulation 12(5)(f) of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council was entitled to rely on regulation…

FER0782037

The complainant requested information relating to pre-application advice regarding a specified property. The London Borough of Croydon refused the request in reliance on regulation 12(4)(b) on the basis that the request was manifestly unreasonable. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council was not entitled to rely on regulation 12(4)(b) to refuse the request.  Powered by…

FER0754718

The complainant requested information relating to pre-application advice regarding a specified property. The London Borough of Croydon provided most of the requested information and withheld some information in reliance on the exception at regulation 13 of the EIR (third party personal data). Following an internal review the Council sought to rely on regulation 12(4)(b) on…

FS50800533

The complainant has requested from the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) the hourly rates of all legal professionals instructed and the total sums paid to each firm (they were employed by) between 2017 and 2018. The PHSO disclosed the total sums paid to each firm but applied section 43(2) of the FOIA (Commercial interests)…

FER0791248

The complainant requested information relating to pre-application advice regarding a specified property. The London Borough of Croydon refused the request in reliance on regulation 12(4)(b) on the basis that the request was manifestly unreasonable. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council was not entitled to rely on regulation 12(4)(b) to refuse the request.  Powered by…

FER0776542

The complainant requested information relating to pre-application advice regarding a specified property. The London Borough of Croydon refused the request in reliance on regulation 12(4)(b) on the basis that the request was manifestly unreasonable. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council was not entitled to rely on regulation 12(4)(b) to refuse the request. Powered by…

FS50831527

The complainant requested from The King’s (The Cathedral) School (“the School”) information relating to the School’s year 3 entry in September 2018. The School withheld the information under section 40(2) (third party personal data) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the School correctly withheld the information under section 40(2) of the FOIA. Therefore,…