Scottish Information Commissioner issues second decision

The Scottish Information Commissioner’s second decision under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 Act has now been published. The investigation concerned a request for information about discounts in Council Tax for students . It was submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council.

The Commissioner upheld the complaint, stating that the City of Edinburgh Council had not complied with the law in the way in which it responded to Ms Gilchrist’s request for information.

The decision also stresses the importance of authorities providing information to his office promptly during the course of investigations.

The full text of the decision is available on the Commissioner's website: