IC-50417-D9D7

The complainant requested information relating to a planning application. Somerset County Council, (the Council), provided some information within the scope of the request but denied holding further information. The complainant considered that the Council held further information within the scope of his request. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Council…

IC-47423-X3C6

The complainant requested an advice note relating to a planning matter. Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council (the ‘Council’) initially refused to provide the advice note, citing Regulation 12(5)(b), (the course of justice and inquiries), of the EIR. Following its internal review, the Council revised its position and instead relied upon Regulation 12(5)(f) (interests…