The complainant requested details of funding provided by the Home Office to ACPO (the Association of Chief Police Officers). After protracted correspondence, the Home Office provided some information and withheld the remainder under sections 24(1), 31(1)(a), 38(1)(b), 40(2) and 43(2) of the FOIA. The Commissioner finds that the Home Office was entitled to withhold some of the requested information but that some of the information ought to have been disclosed to the complainant at the time of his request. The Commissioner requires the Home Office to disclose the information specified in the attached confidential schedule.
Section of Act/EIR and Finding: FOI 24 – Complaint Not upheld, FOI 31 – Complaint Upheld, FOI 38 – Complaint Upheld, FOI 40 – Complaint Partly Upheld, FOI 43 – Complaint Not upheld
 UKICO FS50429761
England and Wales
Updated: 06 December 2021; Ref: scu.528097