FS50773814

The complainant has requested particular figures from the BBC for the last financial year. At the date of this notice, the BBC has not provided a response to the request. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: The BBC has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA as it has not complied with section 1(1) within 20…

FER0733719

The complainant requested that he be provided with a copy of legal advice obtained by Mid Sussex District Council (“the Council”) which the Council had referred to in relation to its decision to allow a development on land at East Grinstead. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has correctly withheld the information under regulation…

FER0733751

The complainant requested that he be provided with a copy of legal advice obtained by Mid Sussex District Council (“the Council”) which the Council had referred to in relation to its decision to allow a development on land at East Grinstead. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has correctly withheld the information under regulation…

FS50707186

The complainant made a request for information to the EPSRC for information on mid-term reviews of Centres for Doctoral Training including the scores awarded and any feedback provided. EPSRC confirmed it held scores, letters to the institutions confirming the scores as well as more detailed emails to individual researchers but considered this information should be…

FER0746785

The complainant requested information about representations that the Council had made to the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and its predecessor department. The Commissioner’s decision is that Thanet District Council failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Section 10 of the FOIA. The Commissioner requires the…

FS50724908

The complainant has requested information on NHS penalty charges for prescriptions, specifically a document showing the criteria for whether a person acted wrongfully or if there was an exceptional reason. NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA) disclosed its NHS Prescription & Penalty Charge Guide with some information redacted on the basis of section 31(1)(a) and…

FS50734649

The complainant has requested from Billingham Town Council (the Council) information in relation to a phased return to work from long-term absence of a specific Council employee. The Council provided parts of the information requested and decided to withhold the remainder relying on section 40(2) (personal information), stating that it contains sensitive personal data. The…

FER0717479

The complainant requested information in relation to tree management by Birmingham City Council (the Council) for a specified period of time. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council provided the complainant with all of the recorded information falling within the scope of the request which it holds, and has therefore complied with its obligations under…

FER0687347

The complainant requested information about the way that an earlier request for information had been handled. Ards and North Down Borough Council (‘the Council’) provided some information but withheld other information under regulation 12(4)(e) and 13. The Commissioner’s decision is that regulation 12(4)(e) is engaged but the public interest in maintaining the exception is outweighed…