FS50796228

The complainant has requested information from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) about the importation of Co-proxamol. The MHRA disclosed the information under part 1 and 2 of the request and also some of the information under part 3 but applied section 41 (Information provided in confidence) and 43 (Commercial interest) of the…

FS50784929

The complainant has requested a copy of the Whinlatter Mountain Centre Concept and Feasibility Study. The Lake District National Park Authority (the authority) refused to disclose the information, initially, citing section 41 of the FOIA. During the Commissioner’s investigation the authority decided that the request should have been considered under the EIR and advised the…

FER0762427

The complainant has asked the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council (“the Council”) for information relating to a proposal for a hotel at Ballyreagh Road, Portstewart and planning application LA01/2016/1328/F. The Council provided the complainant with information relevant to his request and withheld some information in reliance on Regulations 12(4)(e) and 13 of the EIR.…

FER0742648

The complainant requested information relating to completion certificates for 9 converted flats in Croydon. The public authority refused to comply with the request relying on the exception at regulation 12(4)(b) EIR (manifestly unreasonable request).  The Commissioner concluded that the public authority was entitled to rely on the exception at regulation 12(4)(b) EIR. Powered by WPeMatico

FER0776441

The complainant requested copies of correspondence between a landowner or their associates and the council between specific dates. The council applied the exception in Regulation 13(5) (personal data) to neither confirm nor deny whether any information is held, and maintained its position in its review of the decision. The Commissioner’s decision is that the council…

FS50743381

The complainant has requested information relating to bids to operate the East Coast rail franchise. The Department for Transport (DfT) refused the request under the exemptions provided by section 21 – information accessible by other means, section 43(2) – commercial interests and section 44 – statutory prohibition. The complainant has not contested the application of…

FS50797178

The complainant has requested PREM 19/898/1 Closed extracts 147 pages. TNA refused to disclose the requested information under section 37(1)(a), 40(2) and 41 FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that TNA has correctly applied section 37(1)(a) FOIA to the withheld information. The Commissioner requires no steps to be taken. Powered by WPeMatico

FS50794370

The complainant has requested information regarding the First World War Centenary Cathedral repairs fund (the fund). The Cabinet Office refused to comply with the request under section 12 of the Act as it considered compliance with the request would exceed the appropriate limit. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Cabinet Office is entitled to rely…

FER0702975

The complainant has requested information from the Department for Communities Northern Ireland (DfC) in relation to the proposed redevelopment of Casement Park.  The DfC disclosed some of the requested information to the complainant, however it refused to disclose certain information (‘the withheld information’) citing regulation 12(5(a) of the EIR as a basis for non-disclosure.  The…

FS50841711

The complainant submitted a meta-request to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) seeking information about how a previous request he had submitted to the public authority had been handled. The Commissioner’s decision is that the MOD has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA because it has failed to provide a valid response to the meta-request within…