IC-45094-D7Q8

The complainant has requested the Department for Transport (DfT) to disclose the details of any meetings between ministers and/or senior officials and Carnival UK between 1 January and 1 March 2019. The DfT disclosed some information but withheld the remainder citing sections 35(1)(a), 35(1)(d) and 40 of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the…

IC-81135-W2T0

The complainant requested information from the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS England) about the postponing and cancelling of operations by NHS England during the Covid-19 pandemic. By the date of this notice the NHS England had failed to provide a substantive response to this request. The Commissioner’s decision is that NHS England has breached section 10(1)…

IC-44958-M2C3

The complainant has requested information about death rates. The position of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (‘the Trust’) is that it does not hold the requested information. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: On the balance of probabilities, the Trust does not hold the information the complainant has requested and has complied…

IC-56195-Y1L8

The complainant has requested information from West Suffolk Council (“the Council”) regarding meeting minutes and emails between Councillors, Councillors and staff members and submissions from the public in relation to the West Suffolk Parking Review Group. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has correctly relied upon section 40(2) of the FOIA to withhold the…

IC-39489-S9K3

The complainant has requested communications between the ICO and NHS Improvement about a FOI complaint the ICO considered under reference FS50800552. The ICO released some information and withheld some under section 40(2) of the FOIA (personal data) and section 44(1)(prohibitions on disclosure). The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: The ICO is entitled to withhold some…

IC-42692-T3D5

The complainant has requested the Department for Digital, Media and Sport (DCMS) to disclose information relating to the government’s announcement on 16th October 2019 to not commence Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA). DCMS refused to disclose the requested information citing section 35(1)(a) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that DCMS…

IC-41941-T5H6

The complainant submitted a request to the London Borough of Waltham Forest (the Council) which included a number of questions mainly focused on water collection arrangements. The Council provided the complainant with information in response to her request. The complainant questioned whether the Council had provided her with all of the information falling within the…

IC-44459-N6Q3

The complainant submitted a request to the London Borough of Waltham Forest (the Council) seeking information about previous FOI requests made to it about Ascham Homes. The Council responded to the request by directing the complainant to the What Do Know website and explained that it did not hold any further information about the previous…

IC-47094-V8T8

The complainant requested the addresses of two “orphaned” onshore oil and gas wellbores. The Environment Agency relied on Regulation 13(1) of the EIR to withhold the information. The Commissioner’s decision is that Regulation 13(1) of the EIR is not engaged in respect of this information. The Commissioner requires the EA to take the following steps…

IC-77784-D0G7

The complainant requested from the NHS Commissioning Board (“NHS England”) information relating to the role of Chief Dental Officer and the committees or bodies that advise the Office of the Chief Dental Officer. By the date of this notice NHS England had not provided a substantive response to this request. The Commissioner’s decision is that…