FS50724017

The complainant has requested information relating to the closure of ‘Woodlands Academy’. The Commissioner’s decision is that Department for Education (DfE) correctly applied sections 36(2), 43(2) and 40(2) at the time of the request. As the DfE disclosed all the requested information aside from third party personal data, at a later date the Commissioner does…

FS50717735

The complainant submitted two requests to Leeds City Council (the Council) seeking information copies of emails sent to, or received by, the Council’s Chief Executive and the Leader of the Council about the issue of devolution in Yorkshire. The Council initially disclosed some information to the complainant but sought to further information on the basis…

FS50719655

The complainant requested information about broadband availability for specific postcodes. The Welsh Government disclosed the information requested, however, the Complainant considered more was held. During the course of the Commissioner’s investigation the Welsh Government disclosed some additional information. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Welsh Government does not hold any…

205/2018 : 19 December 2018 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-219/17

Berlusconi and Fininvest Freedom of establishment The Court of Justice alone has jurisdiction to determine whether the legality of the ECB’s decision opposing the acquisition by Fininvest and Mr Berlusconi of a qualifying holding in Banca Mediolanum is affected by any defects vitiating the preparatory acts by the Banca d’Italia Powered by WPeMatico

FS50716967

The complainant requested information from Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (“the Council”) relating to briefing notes prepared for liaisons or quarterly meetings with local MPs. The Council withheld the information under section 36(2) of the FOIA because it considered that disclosure would prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs. The Commissioner’s decision is that the exemption…