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Decision Summary

  • Case Ref: FS50155312
  • Date: 19 March 2008
  • Public Authority: Department for Work and Pensions
  • Summary: The complainant requested information relating to the payments of his late Uncle’s pensions. The public authority provided some information but withheld some under section 40 and stated that the remaining information was not held. During the course of the Commissioner’s investigation the public authority disclosed the information withheld under section 40 as it concluded this exemption was not applicable. The Commissioner’s investigation found that the remaining information was not held. However, the Commissioner has found the public authority were in breach of section 10 and 17 of the Act. This decision notice is currently under appeal to the Information Tribunal.
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