FS50837416

The complainant requested several files from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). The Commissioner’s decision is that the MPS 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 the MPS to issue a substantive…

FS50810190

The complainant has requested information relating to contracts awarded to PR, marketing and lobbying agencies/companies. HS2 provided the complainant with some information but confirmed that no further information was held under section 1(1)(a) FOIA.  The Commissioner considers that no further information is held by HS2 other than that which has been provided to the complainant…

FS50837522

The complainant requested a particular file from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). The Commissioner’s decision is that the MPS 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 the MPS to issue a…

FS50831430

The complainant has requested information on the special advisers in the Department for Exiting the European Union (‘DExEU’). The Commissioner’s decision is that, following the disclosure of some information , DExEU has appropriately withheld the remaining information in reliance of section 40(2) – Personal information. The Commissioner does not require the public authority to take…

FER0710551

In two separate requests the complainant has requested information associated with particular meetings, dates and correspondence.  Mid and East Antrim Borough Council (‘the Council’) has categorised both requests as manifestly unreasonable under regulation 12(4)(b) of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: The complainant’s requests are manifestly unreasonable under regulation 12(4)(b) and the Council…

FER0807118

The complainant has requested information relating to the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Local Plan.  Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council disclosed some information and withheld other information under the exception for material in the course of completion – regulation 12(4)(d).  The Commissioner’s decision is that Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has correctly withheld the information in parts 1-3…

FER0823036

The complainant has requested information about the fencing off of a particular area of land. Surrey Heath Borough Council refused to comply with the request on the grounds that it was manifestly unreasonable within the meaning of regulation 12(4)(b) of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that Surrey Heath Borough Council was entitled to refuse…