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Freedom of Information and Health and Safety

This blog is aimed at shaming those who ignore health and safety and those who abuse the Freedom of Information Act out of laziness, corruption or to cover up incompetence.

PM in charge of FOI

Information Commissioner Posted on Sun, February 10, 2019 13:43:21

Vexatious on the whim of any passing lunatic

Vexatious Posted on Thu, February 07, 2019 19:33:40

“83. The term “vexatious” is not defined in the FOIA. The Upper Tribunal (UT) considered the issue of vexatious requests in the Information Commissioner v Devon CC & Dransfield (UKUT 440 (AAC), 28 January 2013).1 The UT commented that “vexatious” could be defined as the “manifestly unjustified, inappropriate or improper use of a formal procedure”. This definition clearly establishes that the concepts of proportionality and justification are relevant to any consideration of whether a request is vexatious.”

Listen to how dreadful Elizabeth Denham is

Information Commissioner Posted on Sat, January 26, 2019 07:54:02

Oh, Mr Sowerbutts!

Information Commissioner Posted on Wed, January 09, 2019 19:43:57

Health and Safety Executive letter

Olympic Stadium Posted on Tue, November 20, 2018 18:48:43

This document can be more clearly read via this link:

Freedom of Information doesn’t work in the UK

Information Commissioner Posted on Sun, November 11, 2018 19:58:14

Was there scrutiny of this change?

Information Commissioner Posted on Mon, September 03, 2018 19:14:31

Email sent – Mon 03/09/2018 10:54

Information Commissioners Office

Dear Madam

Under protection of the FOIA 2000 please provide me with
copies of the following

1. All correspondence between the ICO and David Lidington ref the recent changes to sect 45 of FOIA

2. Records of all phone calls, meetings etc
and personal notes from Ms Denham to the Queen on same subject.

3. Copies of all correspondence from your office pertaining
to sect 45 changes and responses from the Cabinet Office. This request is
neither vexatious, wide or unfocused.

With thanks

Yours sincerely

Alan M Dransfield

Is Ben Bradshaw MP a waste of space?

Ben Bradshaw MP Posted on Sat, August 25, 2018 19:10:09

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