IC-40642-L0K8

The complainant has requested information about a particular company. The Financial Conduct Authority provided some information, stated that it held no information in respect of one part of the request, withheld some information and refused to confirm or deny whether any further information was held. At various points the FCA relied on sections 31, 43…

IC-47265-C3Q9

The complainant has requested information within the contract for the former CEO of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (“the Trust”). The Trust provided some information but withheld the former CEO’s annual leave entitlement, citing section 40(2) of the FOIA for doing so. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust is not entitled to rely…

IC-70227-G6N8

The complainant requested information regarding policies on climate change programming. The British Broadcasting Corporation explained the information was covered by the derogation and excluded from FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that this information was held by the BBC for the purposes of ‘journalism, art or literature’ and did not fall inside the FOIA. The Commissioner…

IC-38306-N7G5

The complainant requested information from London South Bank University (“the university”) about the Confucius Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine, which operates at the university. The university provided the complainant with the majority of the relevant written agreements, but redacted some information relating to funding under section 43(2) of the FOIA – prejudicial to commercial interests.…

169/2020 : 17 December 2020 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-416/20 PPU

Generalstaatsanwaltschaft Hamburg Area of Freedom, Security and Justice L’exécution d’un mandat d’arrêt européen délivré aux fins d’exécution d’une peine privative de liberté ne peut être refusée, lorsque la personne concernée a fait obstacle à sa citation en personne et n’a pas comparu en personne au procès en raison de sa fuite vers l’État membre d’exécution,…