FS50730437

The complainant requested information about trading licences issued for the Notting Hill Carnival. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (“the Royal Borough”) failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Section 10 of the Freedom of Information Act (“the FOIA”). The Commissioner requires…

FS50731459

The complainant has requested the number of complaints made against Frankie Boyle. The BBC explained the information was covered by the derogation and excluded from FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that this information was held by the BBC for the purposes of ‘journalism, art or literature’ and did not fall inside FOIA. She therefore upholds…

FS50733831

The complainant requested information about a lease agreement with Holland Park School. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Section 10 of the Freedom of Information Act (“the FOIA”). The Commissioner requires the public authority to…

FS50738437

The complainant made a request for information on 17 January 2018. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough of Hackney failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Section 10 of the Freedom of Information Act (“the FOIA”). The Commissioner requires the public authority to take the following…

FS50669571

The complainant has requested information about the CCTV camera located in Manor Road. The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (“LBRT”) provided an explanation about how the camera works. After internal review, it provided links to more information available online. The Commissioner’s decision is that LBRT does not hold any further information within the scope…

FS50703832

The complainant submitted a request to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for documents concerning the attempted bombing of an El Al flight that was to fly out from Heathrow Airport in April 1986. The FCO provided the complainant with some of the information but withheld the remainder on the basis of section 23(1) (security…

FS50719658

The complainant requested information relating to a named Judge, including the number of complaints made about him. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) confirmed it held some information within the scope of the request but refused to provide it citing section 32(1) (court records) of the FOIA. It also refused to confirm or deny holding some…

FS50721153

The complainant has requested information from the Home Office about the number of flexible and permanent Border Force staff. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Home Office has breached section 10 (1) of the FOIA in that it failed to provide a valid response to the request within the statutory time frame of 20 working…