Monthly Archives: January 2014

#FoI Request ~ Locations and amounts of parking fines

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/wirral_cctv_spy_car_locations_at/new Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council, Please read the following recent article from local newspaper the Liverpool Echo: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/live… The subject matter covered is the growing amount of revenue collected by these four wheeled spies in the community. I have … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Wirral Council shutters, slammed down and padlocked…

22nd January 2014 Back in early December I made an FoI request to Wirral Council… https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/street_lighting_switch_off_was_a/new …asking for details about a street lighting switch off that the council had undertaken, with the aim of saving money.  Not surprisingly, this move … Continue reading

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Freedom of Information ~ How to overturn a “Vexatious request” rebuttal by a data controller

The following email, sent to the ICO, helped to win the day when Surjit Tour, the legal head of long term basket case, Wirral Council, tried to brand me as “obsessive” and “haranguing”.  His department had also labelled three of … Continue reading

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Disability Discrimination and Confidentiality – The ICO challenges Wirral Council’s appeal

16th January 2014 Here’s an FoI request I placed back on 4th February 2012: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/request_for_copies_of_correspond_2#incoming-360403 It’s getting on for ‘ancient history’ now, but this is Wirral Council remember – Two ICO monitoring periods; CEO having to sign an undertaking; Evasive, … Continue reading

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#FoI request ~ Departure of Bill Norman ~ “Vexatious” verdict overturned. What now?

26th June 2014 – UPDATE – Wirral Council have capitulated, and have now withdrawn ALL their ‘vexatious’ refusals targetted against me.  Not content with this however, monitoring officer Surjit Tour, head of the legal “team” has made a veiled threat on … Continue reading

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