FS50748547

The complainant has requested copies of various documents relating to administration and management. The Commissioner’s decision is that Borden Grammar School was entitled to rely on Section 14 of the FOIA (Vexatious) to refuse the request. However, it failed to issue an adequate refusal notice and has thus breached Section 17 of the FOIA. The…

FS50761028

The complainant has requested information in relation to abuse of process. Northumbria Police explained that it did not hold the requested information. The Commissioner’s decision is that Northumbria Police was correct to state that it does not hold the requested information. However, the Commissioner considers that Northumbria Police has breached section 10(1) (Time for compliance)…

FS50765443

The complainant requested a copy of all the responses received in relation to the Government’s consultation exercise on possible options for reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect. The Home Office withheld the requested information, citing section 35(1)(a) (the formulation or development of government policy) of FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that section 35(1)(a)…

FS50766143

The complainant has requested information about mobile phone extraction from Hampshire Constabulary (“HC”). HC advised her that it considered the request to be vexatious under section 14(1) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the request is not vexatious and she requires HC to either disclose the requested information or issue a fresh response,…

FS50766146

The complainant has requested information about mobile phone extraction from Thames Valley Police (“TVP”). TVP advised her that it considered the request to be vexatious under section 14(1) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the request is not vexatious and she requires TVP to either disclose the requested information or issue a fresh…

FER0744308

The complainant has requested from Breckland Council information in relation to a planning application consisting of all and any correspondence between the applicant and the Council. The Council responded to the complainant stating that it did not hold information within the scope of the request. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has breached Regulation…

FS50704057

The complainant has requested information from the Youth Justice Agency (“YJA”) regarding a contract for the provision of communication services and also regarding active grievances within JJC (Juvenile Justice Centres).  The YJA disclosed some information to the complainant in relation to the contract, however it withheld some information, citing section 43(2) of the FOIA as…

FER0774097

The complainant has requested information considered at a council meeting regarding the disposal of a piece of council-owned land for development. Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC) disclosed most of the information falling within scope of the request, apart from a small amount of financial information, which it said was exempt from disclosure under regulation 12(5)(e)…

FER0803867

The complainant requested from Middlesbrough Council information consisting of emails sent to and from a specific Council officer in relation to Middlesbrough Bus Station. The Council disclosed some information and decided to withhold the remainder. The complainant, however, is unhappy that the Council did not provide the information within the time period stipulated in Regulation…

FS50712354

The complainant has requested copies of specific emails sent in 2012. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is relying on section 12(2) of the Act to refuse to comply with the request. The Commissioner’s decision is that DWP is entitled to refuse to comply with the request, and the duty to confirm or deny…