IC-41058-F2Z1

The complainant submitted a three part request for information regarding the BBC’s “Own It” app. The BBC provided information in response to one part of the request. It refused to comply with the remaining parts of the request as it considered that the requested information was covered by the derogation and was therefore outside the…

IC-44815-Y0R3

The complainant requested from Bolton Council (“the Council”) information relating to investigations carried out by the Council and the Environmental Health Department, concerning noise complaints made by residents at a specific address. The Council withheld the information under regulations 12(5)(b) (course of justice), 12(5)(f) (interests of information provider) and 13 (personal data) of the EIR.…

IC-48134-N3Y9

The complainant has requested information from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about sanction points accrued by private parking operators. DVLA’s position is that it does not hold the information the complainant has requested, which the complainant disputes. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: On the balance of probabilities DVLA does not hold the…

IC-44689-T5B1

The complainant has requested from the Financial Conduct Authority (‘the FCA’) 1) particular policy documents and 2) correspondence received from Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Society Limited. The FCA advised it does not hold information within the scope of part 1 of the request and that the information it holds that is relevant to part 2…

IC-44560-V0G8

The complainant submitted a request to the London Borough of Waltham Forest (the Council) seeking information about how it processed FOI requests. The Council responded to most parts of the request, however it failed to address one part of it. The complainant contacted the Commissioner to complain about the Council’s failure to address this part…

IC-38726-X5Y1

The complainant requested a copy of two letters, plus any other information held by Hastings Borough Council (the council) which had been recorded under a specified reference number. The council refused the request under regulation 12(5)(b) of the EIR. During the Commissioner’s investigation, the council withdrew its reliance on regulation 12(5)(b), now stating that it…

IC-48515-H5H4

The complainant has requested copies of correspondence sent by either Zara Tindall MBE, or her brother Peter Phillips, to the Secretary of State in respect of a particular individual and his business activities. Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) refused to confirm or deny holding any relevant information, as they considered that doing…

IC-66078-S9V8

The complainant requested any evidence or data held by the Department of Health (DoH) to support public statements made by the Minister of Health in relation to potential mortality rates and the Covid19 pandemic. The Commissioner’s decision is that the DoH failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached…

IC-48435-Y1T4

The complainant requested information relating to the 2005 volume of the MISC 13 series of Cabinet committee records. The Commissioner concluded that on the balance of probabilities, the public authority does not hold any information within the scope of the request. Powered by WPeMatico

IC-43930-Y8S7

The complainant has requested information from The National Archives (TNA) held in two closed files. TNA withheld the requested information citing section 37(1)(a) which relates to communication with or on behalf of the sovereign for the content of both files. Additionally TNA cited sections 40(2) and section 41 for one of the files. The Commissioner’s…