Derbyshire County Council (Decision Notice): ICO 22 May 2012

The complainants requested information relating to investigations carried out by Derbyshire Trading Standards in connection with choking incidents and complaints regarding Swizzels Matlow products. The Commissioner’s decision is that Derbyshire County Council has correctly applied the exemption at section 30(1)(b) where information held by a public authority is exempt information if it has at any time been held by the authority for the purposes of any investigation which is conducted by the authority and in the circumstances may lead to a decision by the authority to institute criminal proceedings which the authority has power to conduct. The Commissioner does not require any steps to be taken.
Section of Act/EIR and Finding: FOI 30 – Complaint Not upheld


[2012] UKICO FS50418507




England and Wales


Updated: 03 August 2022; Ref: scu.529477