IC-69434-N9N7

The complainant has requested information relating to bus lane convictions, specifically the location and number of penalty charge notices (PCN) issued by the five traffic enforcement cameras that generate the most PCNs. Transport for London (TfL) has withheld the requested information, citing section 31(1)(b) and 31(1)(g) (law enforcement) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is…

IC-107703-W9W8

The complainant has requested the number of BBC TV and radio appearances of Alistair Campbell between 1 Jan 2018 and March 2021. 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…

IC-60093-M0J5

In a series of requests, the complainant requested information about ‘Varioguard’, a type of road barrier. Highways England has aggregated the cost of complying with the most recent request with the cost of complying with earlier requests; requests to which it had responded. Highways England refused to comply with the current request under section 12(1)…

IC-40622-B1H3

The complainant has submitted two requests for information to HM Revenue & Customs in relation to referrals of tax evasion submitted by two specified legal entities. HMRC refused to confirm or deny it held information within the scope of the requests, relying on the exemption provided under section 31(3) (law enforcement)of FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision…

IC-40623-M7P6

The complainant has submitted two requests for information to HM Revenue & Customs in relation to referrals of tax evasion submitted by two specified legal entities. HMRC refused to confirm or deny it held information within the scope of the requests, relying on the exemption provided under section 31(3) (law enforcement)of FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision…

IC-55324-H9R0

The complainant requested information relating to the possible use of personal email addresses by officers at the Royal Borough of Greenwich (the council). The Commissioner’s decision is that the council was entitled to rely on section 14(1) when refusing to comply with the request, on the basis that it was vexatious. The Commissioner does not…