FS50718158

The complainant has requested from South Gloucestershire Council various information in connection with himself, Whale Wharf, his various companies and a number of planning applications. South Gloucestershire Council has disclosed some of the requested  information but withheld the rest under Sections 41 and 43(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the FOIA) and Regulations…

FS50757487

The complainant has requested information relating to Consumer Dispute Resolution Limited (CDRL’s) application to Ofgem for provide Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services for consumer complaints. The Commissioner’s decision is that Ofgem has correctly applied section 44(1)(a) of the FOIA to the withheld information. The Commissioner does not require Ofgem to take any steps as a…

FS50683171

The complainant has requested information relating to the serving of an Abatement Notice.  Adur and Worthing Councils initially handled the request under the FOIA, disclosing some information and withholding other information under exemptions.  Following the Commissioner’s involvement the public authority reconsidered the request under the EIR, disclosing further information and withholding other information under the…

FS50767255

The complainant has requested information associated with reconsideration hearings.  Transport for London (TfL) refused to comply with the request which it categorised as vexatious under section 14(1) of the FOIA.  TfL has subsequently confirmed that, notwithstanding its reliance on section 14(1), it considers the requested information is exempt from release under section 31(2)(c) (law enforcement)…

FS50794626

The complainant has requested statistics about “hate speech” from Staffordshire Police (“SP”). SP has advised that to comply with the request would exceed the cost limit at section 12(1) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that section 12(1) is properly cited and that appropriate section 16(1) advice and assistance has been provided. No steps…

FS50807824

The complainant requested information from NHS Nene Clinical Commissioning Group (“the CCG”) about names and job/role title of all the CCG staff. As a response has been issued, the Commissioner does not require the CCG to take any further steps. Powered by WPeMatico

FS50733238

The complainant submitted a request to the Department for International Development (DFID) for information about work commissioned by the then Secretary of State, Priti Patel, about a humanitarian and development partnership between Israel and the UK. DFID confirmed that it held information falling within the scope of the request but sought to withhold it on…

FS50770975

The complainant has requested information in relation to the number of complaints made by members of the House of Commons staff about the behaviour of the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, within a specified period. Relying on sections 40(5B)(a)(i) and 41(2) FOIA, the public authority neither confirmed nor denied holding the requested…

FS50804737

The complainant requested information from NHS England about travel expenses incurred in the financial year 2017/2018 including how many trips were paid for, total cost of trips, most expensive trip, specifically what class of travel and destinations/departure points. The Commissioner’s decision is that NHS England has breached section 10 (1) of the FOIA in that…