FS50700910

The complainant made a freedom of information request to Redbridge London Borough Council (“the Council”) for details of its insurance premiums. The Council refused the request under the exemption in section 43(2) (commercial interests) of FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the section 43(2) exemption is not engaged. Powered by WPeMatico

FS50702167

The complainant has requested information relating to the creation of a Food Hub near Norwich. Broadland District Council initial refused the request, citing the exemption for commercial interests – section 43(2) of the FOIA. Following the Commissioner’s involvement the public authority reconsidered the request under the EIR, disclosing some information and withholding other information under…

FS50697881

The complainant has alleged that the public authority has failed to respond to his information requests. The Council says it has provided all the relevant information it holds. The Commissioner’s decision is that the public authority does not hold any further information. The Commissioner does not require any steps to be taken. Powered by WPeMatico

FER0695235

The complainant has made two information requests in which he seeks various information about the handling of a planning complaint and associated information requests that he has made. Leeds City Council disclosed held information in response, but under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. The complainant subsequently contested that further information was held…

FS50689445

The complainant has requested information from the Department for Work and Pensions (“the DWP”) about which of its work experience schemes for people seeking employment were offered by a particular organisation. The Commissioner’s decision is that the DWP has correctly refused the request under section 12 of the FOIA as the time for compliance would…

FS50710034

The complainant requested information about various contracts that Kirby Muxloe Parish Council (“the Parish Council”) had entered into. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Parish Council 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…

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…