IC-40599-J5H1

The complainant has requested Highways England (HE) to provide a breakdown of the number of emails or communications sent between certain email addresses and any Highways England/Agency email address over a four year period. HE refused to comply with the request, citing section 12 of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that HE is entitled…

IC-43862-R2H6

St Thomas More Catholic High School (‘the School’) is a member of the South Cheshire Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, which is the responsible public authority for the purposes of this decision. The complainant submitted a request to the School for information associated with a disability discrimination claim.  The School released relevant information it holds but the…

IC-42820-N2H6

The complainant requested details of complaints and responses made about a specified officer of Caerphilly County Borough Council (the ‘Council’) in relation to a specific issue. The Council refused to confirm or deny whether there had been any complaints, on the basis that to do so would in itself breach data protection principles, citing section…

IC-39939-W8Q8

The complainant requested information from the London Borough of Waltham Forest (“the Council”) about the history of the poor state of repair of her property. The Council initially refused to provide the information, considering that it comprised the personal data of previous occupants. Subsequently, it provided some information, which it extracted from a spreadsheet. However,…

IC-56221-D3H9

The complainant submitted a request to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets (the Council) containing a number of questions about the ‘Liveable Streets’ project in Bethnal Green. The Council provided some information in response to the request, explained that some information was not held, and refused part of the request on the basis of section…

IC-42312-X4C8

The complainant submitted a request to the Insolvency Service seeking information about its process for considering applications for Debt Relief Orders (DRO). The complainant also sought information about a specific DRO awarded to a named third party. The Insolvency Service provided the complainant with some information about the process of DROs. It sought to withhold…

IC-47804-H2J0

The complainant has requested copies of any correspondence and communications to the Secretary of State for International Trade from The Duke and Duchess of York concerning the late Jeffrey Epstein or his business and charitable organisations made between the period 1 January 2003 to 1 June 2003. The Department for International Trade (DIT) refused to…

IC-53278-M2Q2

The complainant requested from Nottingham College (“the college”) information regarding the amount spent on external consultants. The Commissioner’s decision is that the college was entitled to withhold the requested information under section 43(2) of the FOIA (commercial interests). The Commissioner also finds that the college did not comply with its obligations under section 17 of…

IC-49738-N7J1

The complainant has requested copies of any correspondence and communications to the Prime Minister from The Duke and Duchess of York concerning the late Jeffrey Epstein or his business and charitable organisations made between the period 1 January 1998 to 1 June 1998. The Cabinet Office refused to confirm or deny whether it held the…