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Decision Summary

  • Case Ref: FS50072299
  • Date: 13 June 2006
  • Public Authority: Huntington Town Council
  • Summary: The complainant requested information contained in Counsel's opinion which had been obtained by the Council in 2000. HTC refused to provide this information citing section 42 (Legal Professional Privilege) as the basis for its refusal. The Commissioner recognises that there are public interest arguments favouring disclosure in this case, but considers that those arguments are outweighed by the public interest in maintaining the exemption in this case.
  • View PDF of Decision Notice: [1]