City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (Local Government): ICO 11 Aug 2020

The complainant has requested information from Bradford Metropolitan Council (‘the council’) in relation to investigations into school placements over two academic years. The Commissioner’s decision is that the council is entitled to rely on section 12(1) of the FOIA (cost of compliance) as its basis for refusing to comply with the request. It has also complied with its duty to provide advice and assistance in line with the requirements of section 16 of the FOIA. The Commissioner does not require the council to take any steps as a result of this decision notice.
FOI 12(1): Complaint not upheld FOI 16: Complaint not upheld

[2020] UKICO fs50901583
England and Wales


Updated: 30 November 2021; Ref: scu.653813