The complainant has requested information relating to the Gambling Commission’s (‘GC’) decision to grant Bet Index Limited, trading as Football Index, a gambling license. The GC refused to disclose the requested information citing section 31(1)(g) (law enforcement) by virtue of section 31(2)(d) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that the exemption is engaged but that the public interest lies in disclosure. The Commissioner requires the GC to take the following steps: disclose the requested information with all personal information redacted in accordance with section 40 (personal information) of the FOIA.
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