FS50809248

The complainant has requested the Welland and Deepings Internal Drainage Board (the board) to disclose details of any cost savings it has implemented since April 2013. The board was concerned the complainant was using a pseudonym and refused to comply with the request until the complainant provided a postal address. The Commissioner’s decision is that…

FS50807609

The complainant submitted a request to the Cabinet Office for copies of correspondence between the Prime Minister, Theresa May, and The Duke of York and/or Sarah, The Duchess of York, concerning the wedding of their daughter Princess Eugenie. The Cabinet Office refused to confirm or deny whether it held any information falling within the scope…

FS50819248

The complainant has requested information from Liverpool City Council (“the Council”) regarding a named councillor’s trip to Indonesia. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA. As a response has been provided, the Commissioner does not require…

FER0794708

The complainant has requested information about the public conveniences at Adkins Lane, Smethwick and negotiations regarding their sale. Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (“the council”) responded by providing information but withholding some of the requested information under section 40(2) of the FOIA. The council also stated that it did not hold some of the requested information.…

FER0807230

The complainant has requested information relating to the Airports National Policy Statement and Heathrow Airport Limited. The Commissioner’s decision is that Department for Transport (DfT) is entitled to rely on regulation 12(4)(e) to withhold the requested information. The Commissioner does not require the public authority to take any steps. Powered by WPeMatico

FER0809509

The complainant has requested information relating to the Sandwich Rail Infrastructure Project.  Kent County Council disclosed some information and withheld other information under the exceptions for commercial confidentiality (regulation 12(5(e)) and interests of the information provider (regulation 12(5)(f)).  The Commissioner’s decision is that Kent County Council has correctly applied regulation 12(5)(e) to withhold the information.…

FS50800204

The complainant has requested a list of all the current Restricted Zones that form part of the Channel Tunnel. The Department for Transport (DfT) disclosed the locations of the larger zones but withheld the smaller zones applying section 24(1) (National Security) and 31(1) and (32) (law enforcement – prevention and detection of crime) of the…

FS50840643

The complainant requested information relating to a scoring system he believes is used by Action Fraud to determine whether reports of fraud warrant further investigation. The Commissioner’s decision is that the City of London Police has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA in that it failed to provide a valid response to the request within…

FS50806012

The complainant has requested a copy of complaint monitoring forms and the dates when these were introduced by the council. The council applied section 14 and refused the request on the basis that it was vexatious. The Commissioner’s decision is that the council was correct to rely upon section 14(1) to refuse to respond further…

FS50840189

The complainant requested statistics regarding information requests received from the media and the general public. The Commissioner’s decision is that Sussex Police has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA in that it failed to provide a valid response to the request within the statutory time frame of 20 working days. The Commissioner requires Sussex Police…