The complainant has requested information about the application by the Russell Education Trust in partnership with the Turing House School dated 20 December 2012 for funding of a new free school. The Department for Education (DfE) refused to disclose this information under section 36(2)(b)(i) and (ii) and section 36(2)(c) of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Commissioner’s decision is that the DfE has correctly applied section 36(2)(b)(i) FOIA in this case. The Commissioner requires no steps to be taken.
Section of Act/EIR and Finding: FOI 36 – Complaint Not upheld
 UKICO FS50498159
England and Wales
Updated: 06 December 2021; Ref: scu.528744