IC-39663-W7C4

The complainant requested information about mortgage possession claims and related details broken down by specified criteria in a five-part request. The Ministry of Justice (the ‘MOJ’) ultimately refused to provide the information for parts 1-4 of the request by virtue of section 44(1)(a) (prohibitions on disclosure) and said it did not hold the information requested…

IC-67117-Q8K4

The complainant requested information from the Home Office relating to the creation of a video posted on the Home Office’s official Twitter account. By the date of this notice, the Home Office had not issued a substantive response to this request. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Home Office has failed to complete its deliberations…

IC-44093-C2S4

The complainant has requested information about the ‘Operation Julie’ investigation from The National Archives (TNA). TNA considered the first five of the 22 files covered by the request. It considers that this information is the personal data of third persons and is exempt information under section 40(2) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is as…

IC-54206-S7T9

The complainant requested information relating to Injury on Duty appeals. The Policing Board failed to respond to the request until the Commissioner intervened. Accordingly the Commissioner’s decision is that the Policing Board has failed to comply with section 10(1) of FOIA. Since the Policing Board has now issued a response the Commissioner does not require…

IC-49321-P6V1

The complainant has requested information relating to noise complaints made against a supermarket. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Wyre Council (“the Council”) has failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached Regulation 5(2) of the Environmental Information Regulations (“the EIR”). As a response has now been provided to…

IC-45373-M8Q0

The complainant requested a variety of information relating to annual accounts. Tintagel Parish Council provided some information but also refused the request as vexatious. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Parish Council has not demonstrated that the request was vexatious and is thus not entitled to rely on section 14(1) of the FOIA to refuse…

IC-42125-Z1L8

The complainant has requested information about a risk assessment at a site for a particular event from South Kesteven District Council (SKDC). SKDC provided some information but withheld the actual risk assessment citing section 38(1)(Health and safety) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that section 38(1) is not engaged. She requires SKDC to disclose…

IC-49300-L5T3

The complainant requested from Corby Borough Council (“the Council”) information relating to its Covid-19 grants paid to local companies. The Council provided information to a part of the request and withheld the remaining information under sections 31(1)(a) (prevention or detection of crime) and 40(2) (third party personal data) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is…