Jeremy Pike discusses an important decision on freedom of information that will leave councils and individuals alike scratching their heads
London Borough of Southwark v Information Commissioner, Lend Lease UK Ltd & Adrian Glasspool (First Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber, 9 May 2014; EA/2013/0162) is an important case for local authorities to consider in relation to confidential information
and public disclosure.
The Heygate estate in Elephant and Castle is the subject of major redevelopment. The scheme is controversial, not least among former residents who have had to move out. Southwark Council sees the scheme...