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Decision Summary

  • Case Ref: FS50081798
  • Date: 14 May 2007
  • Public Authority: Gwent Police Authority
  • Summary: The complainant requested from Gwent Police Authority a copy of a report written by West Mercia police into allegations made against serving police officers in the Gwent police force. As the report contained information about the complainant, the request was made under both the Freedom of Information and Data Protection Acts. A copy was provided to the complainant by the Police Authority, with some information redacted by virtue of section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act. The basis of the complaint was that the information should not have been redacted. However, the Commissioner decided that the Police Authority applied the Act appropriately in redacting the personal data of others.
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