Tag Archives: Martin Smith

#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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15 months on, an answer is in for my FoI request about former CEO Jim Wilkie

Like previous favoured ex-employees, former Chief executive Jim Wilkie is having his personal information AND privacy jealously guarded by his former employer, Wirral Council.  In fact they’ve gone way beyond the extra mile once again. Remember when it took over a YEAR to … Continue reading

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Wirral SECRECY latest. Klonowski Report suppression meeting is postponed

UPDATE  12th February 2013 Freedom of Information request discovers that the meeting of the shadowy Standards Working Group has been postponed.  Until when?   Who knows?? Definitely one to keep an eye on….. UPDATE   3rd January 2013 The minutes are there.  They … Continue reading

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Tribunal decision – ‘Personal Privacy’ trumps the wellbeing of Wirral’s learning disabled citizens

UPDATE 1st June 2013 A judge and two tribunal members unanimously decided that the data privacy of 2 senior abusers trumped the welfare and wellbeing of any number of disabled persons in the future. Shame on them. 18th October 2013 Here’s the … Continue reading

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