FS50809008

The complainant has requested information about prosecutions commenced under the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016   (“PSA”) from the Crown Prosecution Service (“CPS”). The CPS disclosed some information and the complainant subsequently disputed the non-disclosure of a small amount of information which was withheld under section 40(2) (personal information) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is…

FS50809007

The complainant has requested information about offences of “controlling and coercive behaviour” under section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 (“SCA”) from the Crown Prosecution Service (“CPS”). The CPS disclosed some information and the complainant subsequently disputed the non-disclosure of a small amount of information which was withheld under section 40(2) (personal information) of…

FER0767084

The complainant has requested information on any work carried out on the Carnegie at Herne Hill including costs information. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough of Lambeth has appropriately applied regulation 12(4)(b) in response. The Commissioner does not require the public authority to take the any steps to ensure compliance with the legislation.…

FS50776762

The complainant requested information relating to prisoner recalls. The Parole Board ultimately confirmed that it did not hold the requested information. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Parole Board did not hold the requested information and it had therefore complied with the duty set out at section 1(1) (general right…

FER0762225

The complainant has requested information on pre-planning discussions regarding Blackborough House between the developer and the council. The council referred the complainant to its website for some information however, it withheld other information under the exemptions in Regulation 12(5)(e) (commercial confidentiality) and Regulation 12(4)(d) (material in the course of completion). During the course of the…

FS50793545

The complainant has requested psuedonymised versions of requests for Registered Keeper’s details submitted by the London Borough of Havering over a defined period. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency is entitled to rely on Section 12 to refuse this request. However, it failed to provide adequate advice & assistance to…

FS50733832

The complainant requested detailed accounting information from the Inspiration Trust, Norwich (“the Trust”) about the Cromer Academy in Cromer, Norfolk (“the school”). The Trust originally withheld the information which it considered fell within the scope of the request under section 43(2) of the FOIA – prejudicial to commercial interests. During the course of the Commissioner’s…

FS50798225

The complainant has requested information concerning an ongoing investigation relating to data analytics.  The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has withheld the requested information under section 31(1)(g) of the FOIA (law enforcement) and considers that the public interest favours maintaining this exemption. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: The ICO is entitled to rely on section…