Department for International Development (Central Government): ICO 16 May 2017

The complainant submitted a request to the Department for International Development (DFID) for a copy of a report produced by KPMG in respect of the administration of how a research programme was being conducted by a Sri Lankan based non-governmental organisation, the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES). DFID withheld the information on the basis of the exemptions contained at sections 27(1)(a), (c) and (d) (international relations), 40(2) (personal data), 41(1) (information provided in confidence) and 43(2) (commercial interests) of FOIA. The Commissioner has concluded that the requested information is exempt from disclosure on the basis of the exemption contained at section 41(1) of FOIA.
FOI 41: Not upheld


[2017] UKICO FS50663088




England and Wales


Updated: 03 August 2022; Ref: scu.593663