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Decision Summary

  • Case Ref: FS50155352
  • Date: 11 January 2010
  • Public Authority: Cabinet Office
  • Summary: The Complainant requested from the public authority a copy of the information held by it regarding the occupation of Admiralty Arch by Greenpeace in July 2006. During the course of the Commissioner’s investigation the public authority released all of the information falling within the request except one sentence which is now withheld under section 23 and one paragraph withheld under s31(1)(a) and s36(2)(b)(i), The Commissioner decided that sections 23 and 31(1)(a) had been correctly applied. Due to his finding regarding section 31 the Commissioner did not go on to consider the applicability of section 36.The Commissioner further decided that a number of procedural breaches had occurred by the Cabinet Office’s handling of the information request.
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