Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office v Information Commissioner, Williams and Others (Sections 23 and 24): [2021] UKUT 248 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by a 3 Judge Panel on 1 October 2021.

Read the full decision in GIA/388, 389 & 390/2021.

Judicial Summary

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) - whether a public authority responding to a FOIA request is entitled to rely on sections 23(1) and 24(1) FOIA in the alternative, so as to protect the interests of national security by masking, in particular, whether or not the information requested relates to a section 23(3) security body.

Published 13 October 2021