IC-44478-C9Q4

The complainant has requested the minutes of the government’s Windrush Commemorative Committee (WCC) and evidence of settlers’ arrival from the Caribbean in the 1950s/60s at Waterloo Station. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) withheld the minutes citing section 35(1)a – information relating to the formulation of government policy. It said it did…

IC-55769-B0Z7

The complainant has requested information relating to late responses to subject access requests (SARs).The Commissioner’s decision is that Northumbria Police has correctly cited section 12(1) – cost of compliance, in response to the request. The Commissioner does not require the public authority to take any steps as a result of this decision notice. Powered by…

IC-80982-Q3S9

The complainant requested information relating to a long-standing complaint about a family grave. Sunderland City Council (the Council) refused to comply with the request under the criteria for section 17(6) of the FOIA (refusal of request). The Commissioner’s decision is that the request was vexatious and the Council was entitled to apply section 14(1) of…