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Decision Summary

  • Case Ref: FS50264876
  • Date: 23 November 2009
  • Public Authority: BBC
  • Summary: The complainant made a request for information relating to the pay bands of the top 100 highest paid presenters employed by the BBC on television; radio and online. The BBC responded by stating that the information was held for the purposes of art, journalism or literature and was therefore derogated. The Commissioner’s decision is that the BBC correctly determined that the information is held to a significant extent for these purposes and therefore the BBC is not obliged to comply with Parts I to V of the Act.
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