IC-123869-S8J1

The complainant requested from NHS England information relating to NHS dental services. By the date of this notice NHS England had not provided a substantive response to this request. The Commissioner’s decision is that NHS England has failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached regulation section 10 of…

IC-76802-C8V1

The complainant requested details of a contractor’s request to carry out soil translocation works. At various points, High Speed Two Limited relied on Regulations 12(4)(a) (information not held), 12(4)(d) (material in the course of completion), 12(4)(e) (internal communications), 13 (third party personal data), 12(5)(a) (public safety) and 12(5)(e) (commercial interests) of the EIR. By the…

IC-123836-W4L0

The complainant requested information from the London Borough of Southwark (“the Council”) relating to the installation of fire alarms at a specific property. By the date of this notice, the Council had not provided a substantive response to the request. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has failed to respond to the request within…

IC-90045-V4S9

The complainant has requested a list of email addresses for the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s (‘the Ombudsman’) investigators. The Ombudsman has withheld this information citing section 40(2) (personal information), and by extension 40(3)(a), of the FOIA as its basis for doing so. The Commissioner’s decision is the Ombudsman is entitled to rely upon…

IC-72765-M4Z7

The complainant has requested information relating to a report issued in 2007. The Commissioner’s decision is that on the balance of probabilities, Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) does not hold any information within the scope of the request. The Commissioner does not require any steps to be taken as a result of this…

IC-97448-Z5S3

The complainant has requested access to two closed files relating to a historic murder. The National Archives (‘TNA’) withheld the information citing section 38(1)(a) (health and safety) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the exemption is engaged and that the public interest lies in maintaining the exemption. Therefore TNA is entitled to rely…

IC-75849-W7J7

The complainant requested information as to whether specified offences were being investigated. The Crown Prosecution Service (the ‘CPS’) neither confirmed nor denied whether it held the requested information, citing the exemption at section 40(5) (personal information) of FOIA for the majority of the request; it responded to one part of the request. The Commissioner’s decision…

IC-121234-D7K5

The complainant requested from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) information relating to correspondence between Matt Hancock, Lord Bethell and Jonathan Marron regarding Hinpack Limited. By the date of this notice, the DHSC had not provided a substantive response to the request. The Commissioner’s decision is that the DHSC has failed to respond…