FS50797315

The complainant has requested information relating to a peer review of Greater Manchester Police carried out by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). The Commissioner’s decision is that the MPS failed to complete its deliberations on the balance of the public interest within a reasonable time and therefore breached section 17(3) of the FOIA. The Commissioner…

FS50758402

The complainant has requested the total number of individuals under the age of 17 that have been disqualified from driving in the past five years in West Yorkshire; broken down by year, age, length of disqualification, gender and area of residence. The DVLA disclosed disqualifications by year, age and length of disqualification and withheld information…

FS50757416

The complainant requested a copy of an investigative report referred to in a particular press release. Cardiff University (‘the University’) stated that the information requested was exempt under section 40(2) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the University has correctly applied section 40(2) of the FOIA to the information held relevant to the…

FS50776191

The complainant has requested information with regards to the number of recorded deaths of people who were sleeping rough or of no fixed address. Reading Borough Council (the council) initially refused the request under section 40 of the FOIA as it consider the information to be third party personal data. During the internal review, the…

FS50793074

The complainant has requested information from the Department of Health (DoH) in relation to health services.  The DoH applied sections 14(1) and 14(2) of the FOIA to the complainant’s request.  The Commissioner’s decision is that the DoH has correctly applied section 14 (2) of the FOIA to the requested information.  The Commissioner has also decided…

FS50795307

The complainant requested a copy of a Crime Reduction Report from Humberside Police (“HP”). HP initially advised the complainant that it was exempt from disclosure under section 22 (information intended for future publication) of the FOIA. Following internal review it advised her that it was exempt from disclosure under section 21 (information reasonably accessible by…

FS50797818

The complainant requested information from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) relating to the total costs to date of external counsel in a specified court case. The CPS initially denied holding any information within the scope of the request. During the Commissioner’s investigation, it located and disclosed some relevant information to the complainant. The Commissioner’s decision…

FS50818741

The complainant requested a copy of a data retention policy and a unpopulated copy of a spreadsheet. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough of Enfield (“the London Borough”) failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Section 10 of the FOIA. The Commissioner requires the London Borough…