Reuben Kirkham v Information Commissioner (Section 12 of FOIA): [2018] UKUT 126 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Jacobs on 11 April 2018.

Read the full decision in GIA/1055/2016.

Judicial Summary

The Upper Tribunal rejects a rigorous scientific approach to the interpretation of section 12 of FOIA, although it accepts that some elements of that approach may be relevant as evidence in a particular case.

Published 2 May 2018