FS50821486

The complainant submitted a request to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) seeking information regarding claims the UK had made about Russian disinformation following the Novichok poisoning in Salisbury. The FCO provided the complainant with information which it argued fell within the scope of his request, a position which the complainant disputed. The Commissioner has…

FS50812088

The complainant has requested information on the number of cases involving the death of a hospital in-patient which the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman (LGSCO) had investigated in total, together with the number of such cases that the two named officers had investigated. The LGSCO refused the request for the total figure under section…

FS50846461

The complainant has requested information relating to numbers of Down syndrome births. The Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) refused to provide the requested information citing the exemption under section 40(2) of the FOIA (third party personal data) as its basis for doing so. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust has correctly applied…

FS50840752

The complainant has requested information relating to numbers of Down syndrome births. The Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) refused to provide the requested information citing the exemption under section 40(2) of the FOIA (third party personal data) as its basis for doing so. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust has correctly…

FS50855938

The complainant requested the disclosure of an investigative report on a named senior police officer. Humberside Police failed to complete its deliberations on the balance of the public interest within a reasonable time and has therefore breached section 17(3) of FOIA. Humberside Police failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has…

FS50814225

The complainant has requested Highbury College (the college) to disclose the total expense claims for the previous five academic years, starting 2014/15, made on the principal’s corporate card and all accompanying receipts. The college refused to comply with the request citing section 14(1) of the FOIA on the basis that it was vexatious. The Commissioner’s…

FS50856405

The complainant has requested information relating to ambulance provision and staff absences. The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Health and Social Care Trust (NIAS) has failed to respond to the request; therefore the Commissioner’s decision is that NIAS has failed to comply with section 10(1) of the FOIA. The Commissioner requires NIAS to respond to the…

FS50816031

The complainant requested from Birmingham City Council (the Council) a feasibility study report concerning the Home of Metal project. The Council refused the request under section 43(2) (commercial interests) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council correctly cited section 43(2) of the FOIA. Therefore, the Commissioner does not require the Council to…

FS50841731

The complainant has requested information relating to numbers of Down syndrome births. The Whittington Health NHS Trust (the Trust) refused to provide the requested information citing the exemption under section 40(2) of the FOIA (third party personal data) as its basis for doing so. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust has correctly applied section…

FS50812280

The complainant has requested information regarding an investigation carried out into a complaint he had made. The request was refused as vexatious. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Partners of the Dicconson Group Practice have correctly applied section 14 of the FOIA to refuse the request. The Commissioner does not require any further steps. Powered…