Tag Archives: Decision Notice

Discretionary Housing Payments. Wirral Council foreseeably and avoidably broke the law for 18 months

Links to previous Discretionary Housing Payments posts: FOI Request to Wirral Council ~ Discretionary Housing Payments UPDATE: Leaked Wirral Council email: Discretionary Housing Payments Unlawful for 18 Months “Most Improved” Wirral Council. Breaking the law on Discretionary Housing Payments – … Continue reading

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#FoI Act – Arguing against ‘Confidentiality’ and ‘Commercial Confidence’ exemptions

Wirral Council’s disability discrimination ~ found in 2010 by the Equality and Human Rights Commission First ICO Decision Notice Second ICO Decision Notice The following requests were sent to Wirral Council almost a year ago, but were never answered.  It has taken … Continue reading

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The Saga of DLA Piper – can the truth finally be allowed to emerge? Er, not yet…

Regular readers of the blog will be well aware of this one, and the depressing depths to which senior officers and councillors of Wirral Council have plummeted in order to draw a concealing veil across disability discrimination – as found by … Continue reading

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More added ~ #FoI ~ Wirral Council ~ Links to all my ICO Decision Notices

SCORES ON THE DOORS: Decision Notices issued: 13 Complaints upheld: 14 Complaints not upheld: 3 There are more DNs in the pipeline… 27th August 2014 (Original request lodged 7 months prior to this on 22nd January 2014 Summary: The complainant … Continue reading

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UPDATED ~ Wirral Borough Council's Ex-CEO, Steve Maddox. Controversial early departure

UPDATE   December 2012 This request appeared on the ICO’s highlights for the year 2012, in the NORTH WEST section: http://www.ico.gov.uk/news/latest_news/2012/ico-highlights-information-revealed-by-foi-in-your-area-20122012.aspx 18th February 2012 This week, I received an important and favourable Decision Notice from the Information Commissioner – here 13 … Continue reading

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