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Decision Summary

  • Case Ref: FER0066052
  • Date: 12 February 2008
  • Public Authority: East Riding of Yorkshire Council
  • Summary: The complainant requested a copy of a waste management contract the council has agreed with an independent waste management contractor. The council withheld some sections of the contract on the basis that Regulation 12(5)(e) (confidentiality of information) applied. The Commissioner’s decision in this matter is that the council has not dealt with the complainant’s request in accordance with the Regulations in that some sections of the redacted information should have been supplied to the complainant. The exception to the duty to disclose the requested information was however applicable to other sections of the contract.
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