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Lampert v Information Commissioner and Financial Services Authority: FTTGRC 7 Jun 2011

For the reasons set out, the Public Authority was not obliged to comply with the Complainant’s request for information by reason of sections 14(1) and 14(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. No action is required by the Public Authority. [2011) UKFTT EA – 2010 – 0203 Bailii Freedom of Information Act 2000 1 … Continue reading Lampert v Information Commissioner and Financial Services Authority: FTTGRC 7 Jun 2011

Cubells v Information Commissioner: FTTGRC 2 Aug 2013

Dismissed : Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Appeal dismissed Citations: [2013] UKFTT EA – 2012 – 0236 (GRC, EA/2014/0066 Links: Bailii, ICO Statutes: Freedom of Information Act 2000 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Citing: See Also – Cubells, Regina (on The Application of) v Independent Police Complaints Commission CA 15-Oct-2012 The claimant’s mother had died … Continue reading Cubells v Information Commissioner: FTTGRC 2 Aug 2013

AB v Her Majesty’s Advocate: SC 5 Apr 2017

This appeal is concerned with a challenge to the legality of legislation of the Scottish Parliament which deprives a person, A, who is accused of sexual activity with an under-aged person, B, of the defence that he or she reasonably believed that B was over the age of 16, if the police had previously charged … Continue reading AB v Her Majesty’s Advocate: SC 5 Apr 2017

Norfolk Constabulary (Decision Notice) FS50355291: ICO 16 Dec 2010

The complainant asked Norfolk Constabulary to provide information relating to complaints about vehicles in a specific location. He had previously made a similar request for an identified vehicle but made this separate request without reference to the vehicle registration mark. Having previously refused to confirm or deny whether it held the information falling within the … Continue reading Norfolk Constabulary (Decision Notice) FS50355291: ICO 16 Dec 2010

In re S (a Child) (Identification: Restrictions on Publication): HL 28 Oct 2004

Inherent High Court power may restrain Publicity The claimant child’s mother was to be tried for the murder of his brother by poisoning with salt. It was feared that the publicity which would normally attend a trial, would be damaging to S, and an application was made for reporting restrictions to be applied to avoid … Continue reading In re S (a Child) (Identification: Restrictions on Publication): HL 28 Oct 2004

South East Coast Ambulance Service Foundation Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 13 Jan 2014

The complainant has requested the last five sets of minutes of the SCOT meetings. The South East Coast Ambulance Service Foundation Trust (the Trust) refused to provide the requested information under section 36(2)(b)(i) and (ii) and section 36(2)(c) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). The Commissioner’s decision is that the Trust has correctly … Continue reading South East Coast Ambulance Service Foundation Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 13 Jan 2014

Charity Commission (Decision Notice): ICO 8 Jul 2013

The complainant has requested correspondence between the Charity Commission and Pearl of Africa Child Care Ltd (PoACC) between 15 December 2011 and 10 February 2012. The Charity Commission provided the complainant with some of the information he requested. It withheld the remaining information under section 31(1)(g) with subsection (2) (a), (b), (c), (f), (g) and … Continue reading Charity Commission (Decision Notice): ICO 8 Jul 2013

Legal Ombudsman (Education (Other)): ICO 27 Apr 2015

The complainant has requested various information relating to the Legal Ombudsman’s investigation processes. The Legal Ombudsman said that it did not hold the information requested by the complainant under section 1(1)(a) FOIA, however it tried to answer the complainant’s questions outside of FOIA. The Commissioner considers that the Legal Ombudsman was correct to confirm that … Continue reading Legal Ombudsman (Education (Other)): ICO 27 Apr 2015

University of The Arts London (Decision Notice): ICO 14 Jun 2011

The complainant requested full details of the leaving packages and pension enhancements paid to senior staff not covered by the framework agreement at the University of the Arts London (the University) since 2004. The University withheld the information under sections 40(2) and 41 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) on the grounds … Continue reading University of The Arts London (Decision Notice): ICO 14 Jun 2011

University of Greenwich (Decision Notice): ICO 26 May 2011

The complainant requested under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the ‘Act’) the workplace email addresses of all of the public authority’s staff. The public authority confirmed that it held the information, but believed that it was exempt. It argued that the request may be invalid by virtue of section 8, but in the event … Continue reading University of Greenwich (Decision Notice): ICO 26 May 2011

Lumba (WL) v Secretary of State for The Home Department: SC 23 Mar 2011

The claimants had been detained under the 1971 Act, after completing sentences of imprisonment pending their return to their home countries under deportations recommended by the judges at trial, or chosen by the respondent. They challenged as unlawful the respondent’s, at first unpublished, policy introduced in 2006, that by default, those awaiting deportation should be … Continue reading Lumba (WL) v Secretary of State for The Home Department: SC 23 Mar 2011

Kambadzi (previously referred to as SK (Zimbabwe)) v Secretary of State for The Home Department: SC 25 May 2011

False Imprisonment Damages / Immigration Detention The respondent had held the claimant in custody, but had failed to follow its own procedures. The claimant appealed against the rejection of his claim of false imprisonment. He had overstayed his immigration leave, and after convictions had served a prison sentence. When about to be released, an order … Continue reading Kambadzi (previously referred to as SK (Zimbabwe)) v Secretary of State for The Home Department: SC 25 May 2011

Leeds City Council (Decision Notice): ICO 4 Mar 2010

The complainant complained about the Council’s response to a number of requests he made regarding a planning application. He complained that he did not consider that Leeds City Council had provided all the information it held and about the fact it had applied the exemption under section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 … Continue reading Leeds City Council (Decision Notice): ICO 4 Mar 2010

Halton Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 3 Dec 2008

The complainant made a request for information to Halton Borough Council (the ‘Council’) on 6 June 2006. The request was refused under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the ‘Act’) on the grounds that the information was protected by legal professional privilege, that the Council’s commercial interests would be harmed by the disclosure of the … Continue reading Halton Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 3 Dec 2008

Treasury Solicitors (Central Government): ICO 16 Mar 2015

The complainant requested the number of times an employee of the Treasury Solicitor’s Department (TSol) accused people of making fraudulent claims for money. TSol confirmed that some relevant information was held. The Commissioner’s decision is that TSol should have instead refused the request under section 40(5)(b)(i) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) … Continue reading Treasury Solicitors (Central Government): ICO 16 Mar 2015

General Dental Council (Decision Notice): ICO 14 Jan 2013

The complainant has requested a copy of an expert report. The General Dental Council (GDC) withheld the requested information under section 31(1)(g) with subsection 2(c) and in part under section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). The Commissioner’s decision is that section 40(2) is engaged in relation to the whole of the … Continue reading General Dental Council (Decision Notice): ICO 14 Jan 2013

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 10 Oct 2011

The complainant has requested information relating to two recommendations contained in the CNWL Report and Action Plan relating to disciplinary action against [named nurse]. The Commissioner’s decision is that CNWL correctly refused to confirm or deny whether or not the information was held under section 40(5) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). The … Continue reading Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 10 Oct 2011

Wainwright and another v Home Office: HL 16 Oct 2003

The claimant and her son sought to visit her other son in Leeds Prison. He was suspected of involvement in drugs, and therefore she was subjected to strip searches. There was no statutory support for the search. The son’s penis had been touched which was a battery. Held: The policy considerations which limit the heads … Continue reading Wainwright and another v Home Office: HL 16 Oct 2003

Financial Conduct Authority (Decision Notice): ICO 29 Jan 2014

The complainant has requested information relating to Barclays Private Bank and money laundering. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) refused to provide the requested information under sections 21, 40(2), 43(2) and 44(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). The Commissioner’s decision is that the FCA has correctly applied section 21, 40(2), 43(2) and 44(1)(a) … Continue reading Financial Conduct Authority (Decision Notice): ICO 29 Jan 2014

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 22 Mar 2011

The complainant made 26 sets of requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 concerning the treatment of her late mother. The public authority replied to some of the requests, but believed sections 14(1) [vexatious requests] and 14(2) [repeated requests] applied to most of them and so it did not answer them. The … Continue reading Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 22 Mar 2011

Common Council of The City of London (Decision Notice): ICO 6 Dec 2011

The complainant requested information relating to the Hampstead Heath Constabulary and the Epping Forest Keepers. The Common Council of the City of London responded that the information requested was not covered by the scope of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist however, it provided some information that it considered was relevant. … Continue reading Common Council of The City of London (Decision Notice): ICO 6 Dec 2011

Bexley London Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 30 Jun 2010

Following the publication of a report by Bexley Council into the use of a purchasing card by a former Leader, the complainant requested information relating to the monitoring of the card. As part of its response, the Council provided copies of a series of emails exchanged between Council employees. However, the Council redacted certain details … Continue reading Bexley London Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 30 Jun 2010

East London and The City Mental Health NHS Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 3 Dec 2007

The complainant made two requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the ‘Act’) to East London and The City Mental Health NHS Trust (the ‘Trust’). The first request was for a copy of internal reports into the circumstances surrounding the death of a patient of the Trust (‘Mr A’). The Trust refused to disclose … Continue reading East London and The City Mental Health NHS Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 3 Dec 2007

Valuation Office Agency (Decision Notice): ICO 27 May 2010

The complainant made a request for the rating file of a named caravan site. The information requested was withheld under the exemptions at sections 40(2) (personal information), 44(1) (prohibitions on disclosure) and 42(2) (commercial interests) of the Freedom of information Act 2000; also, under the exceptions at 12(3) (personal data), 12(5)(d) (confidentiality of proceedings) and … Continue reading Valuation Office Agency (Decision Notice): ICO 27 May 2010

Plymouth Teaching Primary Care Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 11 Dec 2008

The complainant made three requests (dated 14, 15 and 16 May 2007) under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the ‘Act’) to the Plymouth Teaching Primary Care Trust (the ‘Trust’) for correspondence and other information relating to suspensions from the Trust. The Trust dealt with the request of 14 May 2007 under the Data Protection … Continue reading Plymouth Teaching Primary Care Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 11 Dec 2008

Caerphilly County Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 24 Mar 2009

ICO The complainant’s first request was for a breakdown of costs charged by Caerphilly County Borough Council for repairs to his home, its general schedule of rates, and the name of the national reference guideline that it used to determine those rates. The Council provided some information but withheld the remainder under section 43 of … Continue reading Caerphilly County Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 24 Mar 2009

In re Z (A Minor) (Identification: Restrictions on Publication): CA 31 Jul 1995

The court was asked whether the daughter of Cecil Parkinson and Sarah Keays should be permitted to take part in a television programme about the specialist help she was receiving for her special educational needs. Held: The court refused to vary an injunction against publication of any details with regard to a particular child. This … Continue reading In re Z (A Minor) (Identification: Restrictions on Publication): CA 31 Jul 1995

Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (Decision Notice): ICO 4 May 2010

The complainant made a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency for details of any monitoring/visits over the past 12 months and any action taken in that time against a particular garage. VOSA refused to confirm or deny if the requested information was held under section 31(3) … Continue reading Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (Decision Notice): ICO 4 May 2010

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 5 Oct 2011

The complainant has requested a copy of compromise agreements entered into with doctors of any grade over the last 10 years. He also requested a list of exploratory issues covered by the compromise agreements (ie. the reasons why the compromise agreements were entered into). The Information Commissioner’s (the Commissioner’s) decision is that the South Tees … Continue reading South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 5 Oct 2011

National Archives (Decision Notice): ICO 4 Apr 2007

The complainant asked the public authority for information from case papers relating to an unsolved murder case dating back to 1954. The public authority withheld the information under sections 31, 40(2) and 41 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the Act’). The Commissioner decided that the exemption under section 31(1) applied to all of … Continue reading National Archives (Decision Notice): ICO 4 Apr 2007

East Hertfordshire District Council (Decision Notice): ICO 15 Nov 2011

The complainant asked the council to provide copies of any application forms or questionnaires that had been submitted by candidates for the East Hertfordshire Independent Remuneration Panel since April 2010, redacted as appropriate. The council initially refused to provide any of the information on the basis that it was exempt under section 40(2) of the … Continue reading East Hertfordshire District Council (Decision Notice): ICO 15 Nov 2011

BBC (Decision Notice): ICO 6 May 2010

In September 2007, the complainant requested a copy of the 2006 report of the Office of the Surveillance Commissioner’s (OSC) Inspection Report relating to the BBC. The complainant also requested a copy of the OSC’s covering letter and the BBC response to the report. The public authority provided the complainant with the information requested but … Continue reading BBC (Decision Notice): ICO 6 May 2010

Doncaster College (Decision Notice): ICO 29 May 2008

The complainant requested information from Doncaster College relating to any investigation reports it holds concerning the conduct or financial issues relating to its senior managers over a four year period. The college refused this request under section 40(3) of the Freedom of information Act 2000. The Commissioner has concluded that the college should have cited … Continue reading Doncaster College (Decision Notice): ICO 29 May 2008

Islington Council (Decision Notice) FS50430435: ICO 13 Aug 2012

The complainant requested information from the London Borough of Islington (the council) relating to charges to residents of flats. The council refused to respond to the requests because it considered that they were vexatious under section 14(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the FOIA), the exclusion relating to vexatious requests. The Commissioner’s decision … Continue reading Islington Council (Decision Notice) FS50430435: ICO 13 Aug 2012

Gloucester City Council (Decision Notice): ICO 7 Aug 2013

The complainant requested information from Gloucester City Council (the council) relating to internet visits on an officer by officer basis, although he did not require individual names or user IDs. The council refused to comply with the request, relying on the exclusion under section 12(1) and the exemption under section 40(2) of the Freedom of … Continue reading Gloucester City Council (Decision Notice): ICO 7 Aug 2013

Wrexham County Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 30 Apr 2007

The complainant requested information from the public authority relating to the senior employees employed at the Authority. The complainant requested the names of those senior employees that had their principal private residence within the boundary of the council borough and the names of the senior officers that pay council tax in the borough. The public … Continue reading Wrexham County Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 30 Apr 2007

Valuation Office Agency (Decision Notice): ICO 30 Jan 2012

The complainant has requested the full postcodes of certain caravan sites licensed by Canterbury Council. The Valuations Office Agency (VOA) refused to provide this information under section 41 and section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). The Commissioner’s decision is that the VOA has incorrectly applied section 41 and section 43 to … Continue reading Valuation Office Agency (Decision Notice): ICO 30 Jan 2012

University of Oxford (Decision Notice): ICO 31 Mar 2009

The complainant requested information held by several Universities, including Oxford University in relation to research it may have undertaken or be undertaking with primates. This included numbers and species of primates used in previous returns already provided to the Home Office along with a summary of any current research and the species being used. The … Continue reading University of Oxford (Decision Notice): ICO 31 Mar 2009

Newham London Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 24 Aug 2009

The complainant requested details of payments made to a former landlord by London Borough of Newham in May 2003, including the landlord’s bank account details into which the money was paid. London Borough of Newham refused to disclose the information under s40 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The Commissioner upholds the public … Continue reading Newham London Borough Council (Decision Notice): ICO 24 Aug 2009

Dow Jones and Co Inc v Jameel: CA 3 Feb 2005

Presumption of Damage in Defamation is rebuttable The defendant complained that the presumption in English law that the victim of a libel had suffered damage was incompatible with his right to a fair trial. They said the statements complained of were repetitions of statements made by US authorities. The claimant had asserted that no more … Continue reading Dow Jones and Co Inc v Jameel: CA 3 Feb 2005

Yorkshire Forward (Decision Notice): ICO 5 Jun 2007

On 28 June 2005 the complainant requested information from Yorkshire Forward, a Regional Development Agency, regarding corporate events it had hosted from 2003 to date. Yorkshire Forward responded on 4 July 2005, providing information it had already issued in response to a previous request made by a different requester. The Information Commissioner finds that Yorkshire … Continue reading Yorkshire Forward (Decision Notice): ICO 5 Jun 2007

G v Information Commissioner: FTTGRC 1 Jul 2014

Judges: NJ Warren Citations: [2014] UKFTT 2011 – 0101 (GRC), EA/2011/0101 Links: Bailii Statutes: Freedom of Information Act 2000 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Citing: See Also – G v Information Commissioner and English Hertitage UTAA 22-May-2013 Tribunal procedure and practice (including UT) – The decision of the First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber) following a paper … Continue reading G v Information Commissioner: FTTGRC 1 Jul 2014

Stott v Information Commissioner: FTTGRC 16 Jul 2014

FTTGC Dismissed – Formulation or development of government policy s.35(1)(a) – We have decided to dismiss the appeal because the records of meetings of a Task and Finish Group established by the Welsh Assembly Government in 2012 in respect of certain proposed legislation was exempt information under section 35(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act … Continue reading Stott v Information Commissioner: FTTGRC 16 Jul 2014

Alamieyeseigha, Regina (on the Application Of) v Crown Prosecution Service: Admn 25 Nov 2005

The defendant argued that as Governor and Chief Excecutive of Bayelsa State in Nigeria he had sovereign immunity. The Foreign Office had issued a certificate that the defendant was not a Head of States under the 1978 Act. The A-G of Bayelsa had certified that the defendant was a head of State but the A-G … Continue reading Alamieyeseigha, Regina (on the Application Of) v Crown Prosecution Service: Admn 25 Nov 2005

Citywest Homes (Decision Notice): ICO 14 Dec 2009

At the time of the request, the authority was overseeing the development of a residential property, which included the painting of communal areas. As part of this process, CityWest commissioned a survey that asked the residents to vote on their preferred colour scheme. The complainant subsequently requested confirmation of which flat occupants in a particular … Continue reading Citywest Homes (Decision Notice): ICO 14 Dec 2009

Northumbria Police (Decision Notice): ICO 13 Feb 2012

ICO The complainant requested information relating to the attempted murder of Martin McGartland in 1999 and Northumbria Police’s investigation of that incident. The Commissioner’s decision is that Northumbria Police was correct to deem the request vexatious within the meaning of section 14(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act). The Commissioner however finds … Continue reading Northumbria Police (Decision Notice): ICO 13 Feb 2012

Codsall Parish Council (Local Government (Parish Council)): ICO 1 Oct 2015

ICO Local government (Parish council) The complainant requested to know the reason for the exclusion of the press and public from parts of the meetings of Codsall Parish Council (‘the council’) as well as the outcomes or resolutions. The council indicated the general reason why the press and public had been excluded but it said … Continue reading Codsall Parish Council (Local Government (Parish Council)): ICO 1 Oct 2015

Department for Communities and Local Government – FS50559640: ICO 23 Jul 2015

ICO (Central Government) The complainants requested information from the Department for Communities and Local Government (‘DCLG’) relating to a complaint they had made about Arun District Council (‘the council’). DCLG refused to respond to the requests on the basis that they were vexatious under section 14(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the FOIA’). … Continue reading Department for Communities and Local Government – FS50559640: ICO 23 Jul 2015

East Devon District Council (Local Government (District Council)): ICO 12 May 2015

ICO The complainant requested various items of information from East Devon District Council (‘the council’) relating to the council’s proposed relocation from Knowle. The council responded to the requests by supplying internet links to information it had already published on its website. It subsequently said that some information was excepted under regulation 12(4)(e), 12(5)(b) and … Continue reading East Devon District Council (Local Government (District Council)): ICO 12 May 2015

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (Education (Other)): ICO 9 Feb 2015

ICO Education (Other) The complainant has requested the name, contact details, qualifications, experience and publication record of the four GP expert witnesses who advised on his case. The PHSO has provided the complainant with some information but has refused to provide some of the requested information under section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act … Continue reading Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (Education (Other)): ICO 9 Feb 2015

Calday Grange Grammar School (Decision Notice): ICO 29 Jun 2011

The complainant made a number of requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for various sets of minutes from the school. The school ultimately provided the complainant with some of the information he requested but made some redactions to the information provided. The complainant was dissatisfied with the redactions made to two sets of … Continue reading Calday Grange Grammar School (Decision Notice): ICO 29 Jun 2011

Purdy, Regina (on the Application of) v Director of Public Prosecutions: HL 30 Jul 2009

Need for Certainty in Scope of Offence The appellant suffered a severe chronic illness and anticipated that she might want to go to Switzerland to commit suicide. She would need her husband to accompany her, and sought an order requiring the respondent to provide clear guidelines on the circumstances under which someone might be prosecuted … Continue reading Purdy, Regina (on the Application of) v Director of Public Prosecutions: HL 30 Jul 2009

Regina v Secretary of State for The Home Department Ex Parte Simms: HL 8 Jul 1999

Ban on Prisoners talking to Journalists unlawful The two prisoners, serving life sentences for murder, had had their appeals rejected. They continued to protest innocence, and sought to bring their campaigns to public attention through the press, having oral interviews with journalists without undertakings from the journalists not to publish any element of the interview. … Continue reading Regina v Secretary of State for The Home Department Ex Parte Simms: HL 8 Jul 1999

Bank Mellat v Her Majesty’s Treasury (No 2): SC 19 Jun 2013

The bank challenged measures taken by HM Treasury to restrict access to the United Kingdom’s financial markets by a major Iranian commercial bank, Bank Mellat, on the account of its alleged connection with Iran’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes. The bank sought to have the direction given under section 7 of the 2008 Act. … Continue reading Bank Mellat v Her Majesty’s Treasury (No 2): SC 19 Jun 2013

Kings College London v Information Commissioner (Dismissed Freedom of Information Act 2000): FTTGRC 30 Sep 2014

FTTG FOIA section 40(2) – whether disclosure of personal data would breach the first data protection principle – FOIA section 43(2) – whether disclosure would be likely to prejudice the commercial interests of the public authority Anisa Dhanji TJ [2014] UKFTT 2014 – 0074 (GRC) Bailii Freedom of Information Act 2000 Information Updated: 24 December … Continue reading Kings College London v Information Commissioner (Dismissed Freedom of Information Act 2000): FTTGRC 30 Sep 2014

Jonathan Brain v Information Commissioner (Dismissed Freedom of Information Act 2000): FTTGRC 15 Sep 2014

Whether information is held by Buckinghamshire County Council (BCC) – arises from a planning application for a proposed waste incinerator and correspondence which began in October 2012 between Mr Kenneth Kolb (the Appellant) and BCC. 2. Essentially the Appellant believes that BCC held and continues to hold information that it has not disclosed to him. … Continue reading Jonathan Brain v Information Commissioner (Dismissed Freedom of Information Act 2000): FTTGRC 15 Sep 2014

Cubells v Information Commissioner (The Tribunal Procedure (First-Tier Tribunal) (General Regulatory Chamber) Rules 2009): FTTGRC 17 Jul 2014

Application to have claim struck out by consent. [2014] UKFTT 2014 – 0066 (GRC) Bailii The Tribunal Procedure (First-Tier Tribunal) (General Regulatory Chamber) Rules 2009 Citing: See Also – Cubells, Regina (on The Application of) v Independent Police Complaints Commission CA 15-Oct-2012 The claimant’s mother had died in hospital. The claimant said that she had … Continue reading Cubells v Information Commissioner (The Tribunal Procedure (First-Tier Tribunal) (General Regulatory Chamber) Rules 2009): FTTGRC 17 Jul 2014

Salford City Council (Local Government (City Council)): ICO 24 Jun 2015

The complainant requested information from Salford City Council (the Council) relating to its councillors and the Mayor of Salford. The Council initially refused the requests as vexatious under section 14(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act). After an internal review the Council provided some of the relevant information it held, refused parts … Continue reading Salford City Council (Local Government (City Council)): ICO 24 Jun 2015

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 17 Apr 2007

The complainant, and his wife, requested information about a doctor who had previously worked for the public authority. Specifically he asked whether the doctor had been carrying out a six monthly rotation as part of her training for General Practice, whilst working in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary’s Haematology Department in 2003. The public authority refused to … Continue reading Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (Decision Notice): ICO 17 Apr 2007

Department of Health (Decision Notice) FS50149375: ICO 22 Dec 2008

ICO The complainant made a request to the Department of Health (the ‘DoH’) for copies of the minutes of the ‘Adverse Reactions Committee’ from the period January 1986 to December 1992. The DoH provided a redacted copy of these minutes and informed the complainant that information had been withheld under sections 40 and 43. At … Continue reading Department of Health (Decision Notice) FS50149375: ICO 22 Dec 2008