FS50739209

The complainant has requested information from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) regarding private ambulance transfers. The NIAS has not to date provided a response to the complainant’s request. The Commissioner’s decision is that the NIAS has breached sections 1(1)(b) and 10(1) of FOIA. The Commissioner requires the NIAS to take the following steps to…

FS50714484

The complainant has requested information relating to closed file FCO 57/875 “Soundings of Candidates for New Year and the Queen’s Birthday Honours, on behalf of the Prime Minister’s Office”. The Commissioner’s decision is that The National Archives (TNA) has correctly applied section 37(1)(b) of the FOIA (Communications with Her Majesty, etc. and honours) to the…

FS50689435

The complainant has requested recorded information from Derbyshire County Council which concerns the Council’s proposals for its restructuring of its senior management team. The Council provided the complainant with a copy of the Local Government Association report but advised him that it was withholding some information in reliance on sections 40(1), 40(2), 42 and 36…

FER0715875

The complainant has requested rent values for facilities that are part of a Waste PFI contract. Cambridgeshire County Council withheld the information under the exception for commercial confidentiality – regulation 12(5)(e) of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that Cambridgeshire County Council has failed to demonstrate that regulation 12(5)(e) is engaged. The Commissioner requires the…

FS50717721

The complainant has requested information with regards to a bus service. The council provided its response but provided it outside the required timeframes. The Commissioner’s decision is that the council breached section 10(1) of the FOIA. As the response has now been issued, the Commissioner does not require the council to take any steps. Powered…

FS50722134

The complainant has requested from the Metropolitan Police Service (the “MPS”) any statistical records, impact assessments and evaluations created and kept by its Counter Terrorism Internet Referrals Unit (“CTIRU”). Having initially found that the information was exempt, the MPS subsequently provided some information and advised that no further information was held. The Commissioner’s decision is…

FS50724673

The complainant has requested information relating correspondence and communications between the Director General and the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. The BBC provided information in response to this request but made redactions under section 36(2)(b)(ii) and 36(2)(c) FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the BBC correctly applied section 36(2)(b)(ii) FOIA to the redacted information.…