FS50729705

The complainants requested information about costs paid to a company employed by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in connection with the recovery of assets from them. The CPS said that the information constituted the complainants’ own personal data, and cited the exemption at section 40(1) (personal information) of the FOIA. The Commissioner agreed that the…

FS50715551

The complainant has requested information about the identities of any parties who have threatened or commenced legal action about a parking order. Colchester Borough Council withheld the information under section 41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The complainant disputed the application of this exemption. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has correctly…

FS50696060

The complainant requested information held by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) into delayed payments to suppliers the impact of the falling pound on NHS finances following the referendum on exiting the European Union. The DHSC confirmed it held a report on the analysis on the potential effects of the UK’s exit from…

FS50705685

The complainant has requested a range of policies, procedures, work instructions and information of a similar nature. The Council disclosed information. The complainant contested that further information was held. The Commissioner’s decision is that it is likely that further information is held, and that the Council has failed to fully consider and respond to the…

FS50727899

The complainant has requested details of the amounts that the Cabinet Office has spent on consultancy services. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Cabinet Office is entitled to rely on Section 21 to withhold the requested information. The Commissioner does not require the Cabinet Office to take any further steps. Powered by WPeMatico

FS50717414

The complainant requested a copy of a Board document. The NHS Improvement (NHSI) refused the request under sections 36(2)(b) and 36(2)(c) as it considered that disclosure would inhibit the free and frank provision of advice or exchange of views, or would otherwise prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs. The Commissioner’s decision is that NHSI…

FS50715348

The complainant requested information from Fenland District Council (“the Council”) about whether it has a list of accessible vehicles published in accordance with section 167 of the Equality Act 2010. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council breached sections 1(1) and 10(1) of the FOIA as it did not, within the statutory time for compliance,…

FS50708094

The complainant made a freedom of information request to the Charity Commission for correspondence and communications regarding a particular charity. The Charity Commission initially refused the request under the section 31 (law enforcement exemption) but during the course of the Commissioner’s investigation changed its position and applied section 12 (cost exceeds the appropriate limit) instead.…

FS50702156

The complainant made a freedom of information request to the Department for Transport for details of representations made by airlines on the future of the EU 261 regulation and passenger compensation arrangements after the UK leaves the European Union. The DfT refused the request under the exemption in section 35(1)(a) (formulation and development of policy)…