Annual Report 2020

Annual Report 2020 francesco Mon, 04/19/2021 – 14:49 Mon, 04/19/2021 – 12:00 The year 2020 was unique for the world and, by extension, for the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS). Like many other organisations, the EDPS had to adapt its working methods as an employer, but also its work since the COVID-19 health crisis strengthened the…

IC-43452-F7B6

The complainant requested information relating to advice and requests for approvals to Ministers following the collapse of Thomas Cook. The public authority withheld the information held within the scope of the request (the disputed information) on the basis of the exemptions at sections 35(1)(a), 35(1)(b), 40(2) and 43(2) FOIA. The Commissioner concluded that the public…

IC-53270-C3L0

The complainant requested the contact details of an indemnity insurer. Following its internal review, the Financial Conduct Authority (the FCA) took the position that the information was not held. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the requested information is not held. The Commissioner does not require any steps to be taken.…

IC-48077-G9Z5

The complainant has submitted a seven part information request to Transport for Greater Manchester in relation electric charging points for vehicles in various locations in Greater Manchester. TfGM provided part of the information requested and stated that it did not hold the remainder. The Commissioner’s decision is that on the balance of probabilities, TfGM does…

IC-72732-W9S7

The complainant requested particular meeting minutes from Peterlee Town Council (‘the Council’) and the Council has released the relevant information it holds. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: The Council breached section 10(1) of the FOIA as it did not comply with section 1(1) within the statutory timeframe of 20 working days following the date…

IC-45444-V3R0

The complainant has requested information relating to work done on his property and attached buildings. The council initially applied section 12 after estimating that providing the information would exceed the appropriate limit. During the Commissioner’s investigation it reconsidered the request and said that, on reflection, no information is held falling within the scope of the…

IC-72629-T4T4

The complainant has requested information from the closed file MEPO 3/341.  The National Archives (TNA) has withheld the information under section 40(2) of the FOIA because it says it is the personal data of a third person. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: The requested information is exempt from disclosure under section 40(2) of the…

IC-40100-P6C4

The complainant requested information from High Speed Two (HS2) Limited (“HS2”) about properties it had purchased since its inception. HS2 initially considered the request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). It disclosed some randomised information, but said that it could not provide the information as requested (in the form of a spreadsheet with…

IC-44059-C9G9

The complainant has requested information regarding a planning application. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead were correct to withhold information on the basis of regulations 12(5)(b) and 13(1). She also finds that on the balance of probabilities, the council does not hold any further information in scope of the…

IC-87059-Y6L2

The complainant requested from the Ministry of Justice (“the MOJ”) information relating to the First-Tier Information Rights Tribunal. The Commissioner’s decision is that the MOJ failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA. No steps are required. Powered by WPeMatico