IC-102508-F9K0

The complainant requested details of the number of out of court settlement payments made by the British Broadcasting Corporation (“the BBC”) to its employees and the value of those settlement payments by month, including details of the largest payments since 1 January 2018. The Commissioner’s decision is that the BBC failed to respond to the…

IC-85943-N2D3

On behalf of another individual, the complainant – a firm of solicitors – has requested information about undergraduate admissions from Imperial College London (‘ICL’). ICL released some information and advised that some information is not held in an easily extractable format. ICL withheld the remaining information under section 36(2)(c) of the FOIA (prejudice to effective…

IC-64728-M8P0

The complainant has requested information relating to an award made by The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF) to Mermaids UK. The Commissioner’s decision is that Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) has failed to issue a response to the request that complies with the requirements of section 1(1) of the FOIA. The Commissioner…

IC-41837-X9Q4

The complainant has requested information related to how the Financial Investigation Unit (FIU) of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) conducts informal interviews of parents liable to pay child maintenance. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, DWP does not hold information falling within the scope of the request. Powered by…

IC-105861-S4H2

The complainant requested information from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy about coal production. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy breached section 10(1) of the FOIA by failing to provide a response within 20 working days. No steps are required. Powered by WPeMatico

IC-116391-N7W7

The complainant requested information from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy about coal excavation. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy breached section 10(1) of the FOIA by failing to provide a response within 20 working days. No steps are required. Powered by WPeMatico

IC-51449-J6Y9

The complainant wrote to Warwickshire County Council (the Council) to submit a multi-part request for information related to fire incidents. The Council disclosed the information requested apart from the information related to locations of fire, for which the Council cited section 40(2) of FOIA (personal data), as the basis for its refusal to comply with…

IC-65268-D1S9

The complainant requested from British Wool copies of minutes from Board meetings. British Wool withheld the information under section 43(2) of the FOIA (commercial interests) and section 40(2) of the FOIA (personal data). The Commissioner’s decision is that British Wool was entitled to withhold the information in relation to which it specified section 40(2) or…

IC-40731-S0L3

The complainant has requested information regarding amending child maintenance payments without supporting evidence. The Commissioner’s decision is that DWP does not hold information falling within the scope of the request. The Commissioner does not require DWP to take any steps. Powered by WPeMatico