IC-43209-D5B5

The complainant requested information from Research England, part of UK Research and Innovation (“UKRI”), about a successful application for funding for a University Enterprise Zone. UKRI disclosed part of the application, but withheld some information under the following exemptions of the FOIA: section 41(1) – information provided in confidence, section 43(1) – trade secrets, and/or…

IC-80666-W4F2

The complainant requested information relating to the BBC’s spend on the World Service. The BBC responded that the requested information was covered by the derogation and hence excluded from the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that this information was held by the BBC for the purposes of journalism, art or literature and so was not…

IC-47981-R2Q1

The complainant has requested information from Highways England about damage to crown property (DCP) rates and related matters. Highways England provided some limited information to the complainant but mostly stated that it did not hold the information the complainant requested. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probability, Highways England does not hold…

IC-44290-F6M3

The complainant requested from Felton Parish Council (“the Council”) information relating to a printer bought by the Council in 2013 and disposed of in 2019. The Council subsequently located some information which related to part 2 of the request and provided this to the complainant. With regard to the remaining parts of the request, the…

IC-60374-S9D6

The complainant has requested from Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust (“the Trust”), information regarding the names of doctors who left comments in medical notes. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust was entitled to withhold the requested information under section 40(2) of the FOIA.  The Commissioner does not require the Trust to take any…

IC-79349-Y8T7

The complainant requested information from NHS Improvement (NHSI) relating to an independent review published in 2020. NHSI had failed to provide a substantive response by the date of this notice. The Commissioner’s decision is that NHSI failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA.…

IC-81622-V2F9

The complainant requested information held by Bristol City Council (the Council) relating to the main entrance area of Bristol City Council House between 2014 to 2020. The Council had failed to provide a substantive response by the date of this notice. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council failed to respond to the request within…