IC-45168-M6N1

The complainant requested from Nottinghamshire County Council (“the Council”) information relating to the closure of a footpath at South Nottinghamshire Academy. The Council withheld some of the information under section 42 (legal professional privilege) of the FOIA and partly disclosed information, but redacted some of it under sections 40 (personal data) and 41 (information provided…

IC-75660-J0Z9

The complainant requested information from the Cabinet Office about a consultation.  The Cabinet Office has failed to respond to this request. The Commissioner requires the Cabinet Office to provide the complainant with a response to this request in accordance with its obligations under FOIA. The Cabinet Office must take these steps within 35 calendar days…

IC-44907-B6Z1

The complainant has requested from The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) the margin achieved in relation to income from private patients from 2015 to 2019. The Trust provided some information but refused to provide the information concerning profit margins, citing section 43(2) FOIA – commercial interests. The Commissioner’s decision is that section 43(2)…

IC-56089-V5W8

The complainant requested information about the background and length of employment of a member of staff. The Financial Ombudsman Service (“the FOS”) withheld the information under the exemption provided for personal data by section 40(2) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the FOS correctly applied section 40(2). The Commissioner does not require the…

IC-44156-W5D8

The complainant, on behalf of the Pubs Advisory Service, has requested particular correspondence about stocking requirements from the Pubs Code Adjudicator (‘the PCA’). The PCA withheld the information it holds under sections 36(2)(b)(i), 36(2)(b)(ii) and 36(2)(c) of the FOIA (prejudice to effective conduct of public affairs), section 31(1)(g) and 31(2)(c) (law enforcement) and section 43(2)(commercial…

IC-42805-P2P2

The complainant requested noise monitoring data in relation to the construction of a road near their property. Lancashire County Council initially stated that it did not hold the data requested however it subsequently changed the response to cite regulation 12(4)(b) to withhold the information. The Commissioner’s decision is that Lancashire County Council is entitled to…

IC-68505-W8H9

The complainant requested information from Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust (“the Trust”) relating to the Trust’s expenditure on automation and new technologies in pathology services since the Carter Report. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA.…

IC-42416-N9Q3

The complainant has requested information relating to specific properties. Dorset Council disclosed some information and confirmed that further information was not held. The Commissioner’s decision is that Dorset Council failed to disclose information within the statutory time limit and breached section 10(1) but that it disclosed all the relevant information it holds and complied with…

IC-71519-Q0W2

The complainant made two requests for information about a particular property and relationship with a contractor. The London Borough of Hackney allocated reference numbers to both requests, but had failed to respond to either request at the date of this notice. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough failed to respond to either request…

IC-71927-Y1L0

The complainant requested information from the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS England) about information relating to cases eligible for NHS Continuing Health Care. The Commissioner’s decision is that NHS England has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA in that it failed to provide a valid response to the request within the statutory time frame of 20…