IC-45010-R6T1

The complainant has requested the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to disclose information relating to concerns he raised five years ago about a named individual. The DHSC refused to comply with the request citing section 12(2) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the DHSC is entitled to refuse to comply with…

IC-55730-V8P4

The complainants requested various expenditure information. Birmingham Children’s Trust had not issued a substantive response at the date of this notice. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA. The Commissioner requires the Trust to take the…

IC-49496-F3C3

The complainant requested from Mendip District Council (“the Council”) information regarding the Council’s current Strategic Risk Register. The Council withheld the information under sections 44(1) (prohibitions on disclosure), 43 (commercial interests), 36(2)(b)(ii) and 36(2)(c) (prejudice to effective conduct of public affairs) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council correctly withheld the information…

IC-44789-G4K3

The complainant requested information relating to parking restrictions in Linslade. The Commissioner’s decision is that Central Bedfordshire Council (“the Council”) failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA. As the Council has now provided a response to the complainant, the Commissioner does not require the…

IC-45378-P6C4

In 2018 the complainant submitted a request to the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (‘the Trust’) for information associated with the creation of a subsidiary property service company. The request covered attachments to email correspondence but the Trust did not consider the attachments in its response. The Trust has now considered the request for…

IC-54076-W4J9

The complainant requested from the City of York Council (“the Council”) information relating to the Council’s compliance with section 65 of the 1992 Local Government Act. By the date of this notice the Council had not issued a substantive response to the complainant’s request. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Council has failed to respond…

IC-48199-T4M5

The complainant has requested the number of a particular type of complaint about content on the BBC’s BBC News website, across a number of years. The BBC refused to comply with the request as it considered that the requested information was held for the purposes of journalism, art or literature and was therefore outside the…

IC-53416-K0J9

The complainant has requested the minutes of a particular meeting from London North Eastern Railway (‘LNER’). At the date of this notice, LNER has not provided a response to the request. The Commissioner’s decision is as follows: LNER has breached section 10(1) of the FOIA as it has not provided a response to the request…

IC-46045-H0R9

The complainant has requested information from the MOJ regarding small claims cases against the ticket company Viagogo. The MOJ has refused to confirm or deny that it holds the requested information, citing section 32(3) of the FOIA as a basis for non-confirmation or denial. The Commissioner’s decision is that the MOJ has correctly applied section…

IC-41816-Y6D1

The complainant has requested from West London NHS Trust (the “Trust”) information about aspects of its mental health treatment services. The Trust refused to provide the requested information, citing section 12(1) of the FOIA – that the cost of complying would exceed the appropriate limit for compliance. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust has…