FS50749152

The complainant has requested information about any complaints made against a named officer employed by Hampshire County Council. The Council refused to comply with the request, and stated that it relied upon section 40(2) to do so. The Commissioner’s decision is that the exemption provided by section 40(5)(b)(i) is engaged, as the confirmation or denial…

FS50704099

The complainant has requested information held by the Cabinet Office relating to the Care Quality Commission between specified dates. The Cabinet Office originally refused the request under section 12 (cost limit), but during the course of the Commissioner’s investigation sought to rely on section 14 (vexatious request) instead. The Cabinet Office claimed that section 14…

FS50708971

The complainant has requested information relating to the background checks undertaken for the former Chief Executive of the Education Fellowship Trust and correspondence and communication between the DfE, the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the regional commissioners between January and the end of March 2017 with regard to any discussions or proposals that deal…

FER0722834

The complainant has requested information regarding the redevelopment of Basingstoke Leisure Park. Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council withheld information on the basis of regulation 12(5)(e) – commercial confidentiality and regulation 12(4)(b) – manifestly unreasonable on the grounds of cost. The Commissioner’s decision is that Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has correctly applied regulation 12(5)(e), 12(4)(b),…