Following a previous decision notice, the Welsh Government provided an explanation in terms of its record keeping and possible ways of refining a request about receipts held regarding expenditure charged on government procurement cards. It also provided some information in respect of a limited number of receipts but redacted the names on those receipts in reliance on section 40(2) of the FOIA. The Commissioner is satisfied that disclosure of the withheld information would breach the Data Protection Act 1998 and in so doing, that section 40(2) FOIA is engaged. The Commissioner does not requires the public authority to take any steps to ensure compliance with the legislation.
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