FER0898325

The complainant has requested a copy of planning pre-application advice. Eden District Council (the council) refused the request under regulation 12(5)(f) of the EIR – Interests of the person who provided the information to the public authority. During the Commissioner’s investigations, the council amended its position and provided the information to the complainant. The Commissioner’s…

FER0914315

The complainant has requested information regarding a planning application. Cornwall council withheld in the information in its entirety citing regulation 12(4)(b) – cost of compliance. The Commissioner’s decision is that Cornwall Council has appropriately relied on section 12(4)(b) to withhold the requested information and that the public interest favours maintaining the exemption. However it breached…

98/2020 : 17 July 2020 – Order of the General Court in case T-715/19

Wagenknecht v European Council Own resources of the Communities The General Court dismisses an action seeking a declaration that the European Council unlawfully refused to exclude the Czech Prime Minister, on the basis of an alleged conflict of interest, from the meetings of that institution concerning the adoption of the Multiannual Financial Framework of the…