IC-49190-R6T8

The complainant requested information about the use of the Hare PCL:SV test. Devon Partnership NHS Trust (“the Trust”) initially refused to accept the request as being valid before later refusing the request as vexatious. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust has failed to demonstrate that the request was vexatious and is therefore not entitled…

IC-49292-Y8H8

The complainant requested a SEND inspection report. The Council stated that it did not hold the requested information, albeit that it did not respond within the statutory time for compliance. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council does not hold the requested information. However the Commissioner finds that the Council failed to respond to the…

IC-46142-Q5J6 (see also IC-46193-N9P2)

In two, multi-part, requests the complainant has requested from the Selby Area Internal Drainage Board (‘the Board’) specific Board minutes recording decisions associated with its historical treatment of piece workers, and related matters. The Board’s position was that it did not hold any relevant information, which the complainant disputed. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows:…

IC-64553-P8M7

The complainant requested information from Bristol City Council (the Council) about the Council’s policies and procedures regarding the use of risk alerts on case files of Adult Care service users. The Council had failed to provide a substantive response by the date of this notice. The Commissioner’s decision is that Bristol City Council (the Council)…

IC-46193-N9P2 (see also IC-46142-Q5J6)

In two, multi-part, requests the complainant has requested from the Selby Area Internal Drainage Board (‘the Board’) specific Board minutes recording decisions associated with its historical treatment of piece workers, and related matters. The Board’s position was that it did not hold any relevant information, which the complainant disputed. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows:…

IC-39949-K6Q7

The complainant requested information relating to the yearly amounts Kent Police has paid informants and the upper limit payable. Kent Police confirmed it held information within the scope of part (1) of the request for the yearly amounts paid but refused to provide it, citing sections 30(1) and (2) (investigations and proceedings) of the FOIA.…

IC-46173-V6R6

The complainant requested information relating to the introduction of a new computer system. Greater Manchester Police (‘GMP’) initially refused the request on cost grounds, citing section 12(1) of the FOIA. During the course of the Commissioner’s investigation, GMP withdrew its reliance on section 12(1) and disclosed some of the previously withheld information to the complainant.…

IC-60300-C1R4

The complainant requested information from the London Borough of Hackney (“the Council”) relating to the Council’s procurement of architectural services for specific lots within a framework. By the date of this notice the Council had not provided a substantive response to this request. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has failed to respond to…

IC-38256-D4D6

The complainant requested information relating to Northamptonshire Police’s handling of interviews under caution. Northamptonshire Police asked for confirmation of the requester’s identity which they declined to give. Northamptonshire Police refused to deal with the request, citing section 8(1)(b) (request for information) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that, in the circumstances of this case,…

IC-56777-V1N3

The complainant requested information from Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust (the Trust) about the decision by the Trust to conduct a recent post-operation survey. The Trust had failed to provide a substantive response by the date of this notice. The Commissioner’s decision is that Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust…