FS50750409

The complainant on two occasions has requested from Essex County Council information relating to correspondence between a group of individuals and the Council regarding a planning application. The Council provided some redacted information citing section 40(2) of the FOIA and stated that it did not hold the remainder of the information requested. The Commissioner’s view…

FS50739138

The complainant has requested information from Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (‘the council’) regarding allegations made into the conduct of a councillor and the investigation and report that followed. The request included interview statements, correspondence and communications between named and unnamed individuals. Although the council provided some information, the majority of it was withheld under section…

FS50763763

The complainant made two requests for information regarding several meetings. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Canal & River Trust was entitled to rely on Section 14 to refuse both requests. The Commissioner also is satisfied that, on the balance of probabilities, the Trust did issue its refusal notice in respect of Request 1 on…