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IC-47841-D5D0

The complainant requested from West Berkshire Council (“the Council”) various information relating to planning application 18/02975/FUL. The Council disclosed some information, but also withheld some information under regulation 12(4)(e) of the EIR (internal communications) and regulation 12(5)(d) of the EIR (confidentiality of proceedings). The Commissioner’s decision is that, on the balance of probabilities, the Council…

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IC-65744-X8Q1

The complainant has made a request for information relating to the official address for Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Despite the intervention of the Commissioner, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) has not provided a response to the request in accordance with the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust…

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IC-43915-H9M9

The complainant has requested information about penalty charge notices for late payment of the Dartford crossing charge. Highways England’s response indicated that it did not hold some of the requested information. It has subsequently confirmed that its primary position is that complying with parts of the request would exceed the appropriate cost and time limit…

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IC-69074-S4N0

The complainant has requested information about surveillance he alleges the Department for Work and Pensions carried out on him. The DWP confirmed that it held relevant information, but relied on section 40(1) of the FOIA to withhold it because the information would be his own personal data. The Commissioner’s decision is that any information that…

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IC-46763-G0X3

The complainant has requested information from the Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS) regarding prisoners who have attempted to smuggle drugs into prisons. The NIPS refused to disclose the requested information, citing section 31 of the FOIA as a basis for non-disclosure. The Commissioner’s decision is that the NIPS has incorrectly applied section 31 of the…

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IC-39151-X6K4

The complainant requested information in relation to photos of farmed salmon and salmon farms from the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), an executive agency sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government. APHA confirmed that it does not hold any photographs taken during inspections and…

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IC-65617-D5X4

The complainant has made a request for information relating to the decision to exclude partners from antenatal ultrasound scans. Despite the intervention of the Commissioner, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (the Trust) has not provided a response to the request in accordance with the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust has failed to…

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IC-45489-F9G7

The complainant has requested information relating to the closed extract listed as “PREM 19/81/1” held by The National Archives (TNA). The withheld information consists of six sentences. TNA withheld two sentences under section 27 and withheld the remaining four sentences under section 40(2) and section 41(1) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that TNA…

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