FER0701278

The complainant has requested information relating to the development of a draft Neighbourhood District Plan (NDP) by Steyning, Wiston, Ashurst and Bramber Parish Councils (SWAB), a cluster of four parish councils which worked together to produce the plan. The cluster eventually broke up with the NDP partially completed. The complainant asked the council for information…

FS50726112

The complainant requested details of an audit reported to the Public Sector Network. The Commissioner’s decision is that Wellingborough Borough Council (“the Council”) failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Section 10 of the Freedom of Information Act. As a response has now been provided the Commissioner does…

FS50716239

The complainant has requested a copy of assessments that the Cabinet Office has created of UK journalists. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Cabinet Office does not hold the requested information. The Commissioner does not require the Cabinet Office to take any further steps. Powered by WPeMatico

FER0682654

The complainant has requested information relating to the council’s agreement with Urbaser Balfour Beatty, (UBB) to develop and run an Energy from Waste plant (an EfW) in Gloucestershire. The council disclosed the majority of the requested information, however, it applied Regulation 12(5)(e) to sections of a report “value for money and affordability analysis” written by Ernst…

FER0696912

The complainant has requested information from Horsham District Council (HDC) relating to the production of a Neighbourhood Development Plan by a cluster of public authorities (SWAB). HDC disclosed dome information but said that it does not hold any further relevant information. The complainant disagrees and considers that more information must be held. The Commissioner’s decision…

FS50662308

The complainant has requested information regarding the socioeconomic and educational backgrounds of applicants to the Government’s Fast Track scheme. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Cabinet Office was entitled to redact part of the disclosed information under section 40(2) and is entitled to withhold some of the information under section 23 and 24 in the…

FS50719733

The complainant has requested information relating to a disciplinary hearing he believes took place following a complaint he made to the Council. The Council refused to provide the information citing the exemptions provided by section 40(2) – third party personal data and section 41 – information provided in confidence, as its basis for doing so.…

FER0698454

The complainant has requested recorded information which relates to the Panshanger Gold Course at Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City. The information the complainant seeks concerns health and safety assessments made at the golf course, together with detailed information about the maintenance of the golf course. The Council has provided the complainant with some information…

FS50725990

The complainant requested information relating to female prisoners under the supervision of a specified member of staff at HMP Bronzefield. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) requested the request on the basis that it was vexatious and cited section 14(1) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the MoJ correctly applied section 14(1) of the…