IC-47646-B2M8

The complainant requested information about the appointment of election monitors. The British-Russia Centre and East-West Centre stated that it did not hold the requested information but argued that it was no longer a public authority for the purposes of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that, whilst the Centre is indisputably listed in schedule 1…

IC-46902-Q8R1

The complainant has requested details from Tamworth Borough Council (“the Council”) regarding the details of meetings and people who conducted a previous internal review. The Council stated that it did not hold all of the information within the scope of the complainant’s request but it provided some of the information that it did hold.  It…

IC-44600-W1N3

The complainant submitted two requests to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) both of which sought details of allegations and investigations into HMRC staff who were alleged to have committed a number of specified offences when applying for jobs. HMRC refused the first request on the basis of section 12(1) (appropriate cost limit) and argued that…

IC-47854-C1C8

The complainant has requested a range of information from the Academies Trust (“the Trust”) relating to budget planning, costs saving, staffing and other subjects. The Trust responded to several parts of the request but withheld information from a financial recovery plan on the basis of section 36 and 43 of the FOIA. The complainant also…

FS50902176

The complainant has requested information relating to a Leasehold Interest at Units 5-8 Mochdre Commerce Park. Conwy County Borough Council disclosed some information and withheld other information under the exemption for personal data – section 40(2) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that Conwy County Borough Council correctly withheld information under section 40(2) but…

IC- 45100-Y6C5

The complainant has requested Highways England (HE) to disclose information in relation to the A5036 Port of Liverpool Access Scheme. It disclosed some information but refused to disclose the remainder citing regulations 12(5)(e), 12(5)(f) and 13 of the EIR. The complainant raised no concerns in respect of regulation 13, so the Commissioner’s investigation has focussed…

IC-58473-B3T2

The complainant requested information from the Home office about submissions as set out in paragraph 353 of the Immigration Rules, which they received and processed in the years 2017/18 to 2019/20. The Home Office had failed to provide a substantive response to this request by the date of this notice. The Commissioner’s decision is that…

IC-48075-B0D4

The complainant has requested information held on large raised reservoirs across various datasets by the Environment Agency. The Environment Agency withheld information from two of the datasets on the basis of regulation 12(5)(a) of the EIR. The Commissioner’s decision is that the EA has correctly applied the exception and the balance of the public interest…

IC-64437-V6M6

The complainant made a request to the Environment Agency under the Re-use of Public Sector information Regulations 2015 (RPSI) to reuse information in a particular dataset (AfA134) relating to large raised reservoirs. The EA made the dataset available under a Conditional Licence with restrictions. The Commissioner’s decision is that the EA breached regulation 12(2) by…

IC-57106-Q5R4

The complainant requested information from the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) which it has not previously released about details of complaints that the PHSO had received about other government departments and public bodies in 2018/19. The Commissioner’s decision is that the PHSO failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has…