ICO The complainant requested information from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), namely samples of a named judge’s handwriting. The MoJ confirmed it holds information within the scope of the request but refused to provide it relying on section 32(1)(c)(i) (court records) and section 40(2) (personal information) of the FOIA. The Commissioner has investigated the MoJ’s application of section 32(1)(c)(i). The Commissioner has concluded that the MoJ is entitled to rely on section 32(1)(c)(i) to withhold the information. She requires no steps to be taken.
FOI 32: Not upheld
 UKICO FS50627899
England and Wales
Updated: 21 January 2022; Ref: scu.568533