BBC (Other) FS50622609: ICO 25 Aug 2016

ICO The complainant has requested information relating to the BBC’s submission (October 2015) to the Department for Culture Media and Sport’s Green Paper ‘BBC Charter Review Public Consultation 16 July – 8 October 2015’. The BBC explained that the information was covered by the derogation and excluded from FOIA.The Commissioner’s decision is that this information was held by the BBC for the purposes of ‘journalism, art or literature’ and did not fall within the scope of FOIA. He therefore upholds the BBC’s position and requires no remedial steps to be taken in this case.
FOI 1: Not upheld

[2016] UKICO FS50622609
England and Wales


Updated: 22 January 2022; Ref: scu.569089