FER0889420

The complainant has requested ecological information relating to Claverham Community College from the Department for Education (the “DfE”). The DfE initially refused to provide the information under Regulation 12(5)(g) – protection of the environment. During the Commissioner’s investigation the DfE reconsidered the request and disclosed the information because it believed the public interest was, by…

FS50867432

The complainant has requested information in relation to a method or tender statement for a contract regarding the collection, kennelling and disposal of stray dogs. Bury Council withheld the information on the grounds of section 43(2) – commercial interests. The Commissioner’s decision is that Bury Council has correctly cited section 43(2) and that the balance…

FS50817851

The complainant has requested information relating to the status of the licensing review into a particular casino, and data on other licensing reviews that are ongoing or have concluded in 2018. The Gambling Commission provided some information within the scope of the request. However, it refused to provide the remainder of the requested information relying…

FS50832591

The complainant has requested information from the Council in relation to the interest expressed by business in locating within a business park, which is the proposed use for land being redeveloped by the Council. The Council refused to disclose the requested information, citing regulations 12(4)(b) and 12(5)(e) of the EIR as a basis for non-disclosure.…

FER0887780

The complainant has requested information relating to a Land Stability Site Management Plan (detailed plan) submitted to Hastings Borough Council (the council) by a local caravan park (the site). Whilst the council provided some information to the complainant, both at the internal review stage, and during the course of the Commissioner’s investigation, it advised that…

FER09010707

The complainant requested from Surrey Heath Borough Council (‘SHBC’) information relating to a planning application. SHBC initially cited regulation 12(5)(f) (interests of the person who provided the information) to withhold the requested information. It subsequently revised its position, saying that it did not hold the requested information. The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance…

FER0887782

The complainant has requested information held by Hastings Borough Council (the council) relating to proposals for the management of surface water drainage at a particular caravan park site (the site). Whilst the council provided some information to the complainant, both in its initial response to his request, and during the Commissioner’s investigation, it withheld the…

FER0887781

The complainant has requested information held by Hastings Borough Council (the council) relating to proposals for the erection of signage and fencing on a local caravan park site (the site). Whilst the council provided some information to the complainant, both at the internal review stage, and during the course of the Commissioner’s investigation, it advised…

FER0867513

The complainant has requested information regarding a planning application. The Commissioner’s decision is that on the balance of probabilities, Cornwall Council has located all the information held in scope of the request. However it breached Regulation 5(2) in failing to respond to the request within 20 working days. The Commissioner does not require any steps.…

FPR0913680

The applicant has requested the cost of obtaining and re-using a reproduction of an image held by the Imperial War Museum. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Imperial War Museum (IWM) has provided an appropriate quote to the applicant in line with the charging mechanism set out at regulation 15 of RPSI. Where a recommendation…