Fareham Borough Council (Local Government): ICO 22 Mar 2019

The complainant has requested recorded information from Fareham Borough Council relating to planning application P/16/0557/AO submitted by National Grid IFA2 Ltd. The Council has withheld some information from the complainant in reliance on section 40(2), 41 and 43 of the FOIA. The Commissioner has decided that Fareham Borough Council is entitled to rely on section 40(2) of the FOIA to withhold the personal data of individuals which are contained in some of the emails, letters and attachments which have been disclosed to the complainant. The Commissioner has also decided that the Council has properly applied the exemption provided by section 41 to withhold the draft IFA2 Interconnector Assessment Report and on section 43 to withhold various pieces of information where their disclosure would prejudice the Council’s commercial interests.
FOI 43: Complaint not upheld FOI 40: Complaint not upheld FOI 41: Complaint not upheld


[2019] UKICO FS50716460




England and Wales


Updated: 05 July 2022; Ref: scu.638019