Birmingham City Council (Local Government): ICO 5 Aug 2020

The complainant has requested the application information of a number of applicants for a senior vacancy at the council. The council applied section 40(2) to withhold the relevant information from disclosure. The Commissioner’s decision is that the council was correct to apply section 40(2) to withhold the information. She has however decided that the council did not comply with the requirements of section 10(1) in that it did not respond to the request within 20 working days. The Commissioner does not require the council to take any steps.
FOI 40(2): Complaint not upheld FOI 10(1): Complaint upheld

[2020] UKICO fs50864052
England and Wales


Updated: 30 November 2021; Ref: scu.653809