The complainant has requested information with regards to the number of recorded deaths of people who were sleeping rough or of no fixed address. Reading Borough Council (the council) initially refused the request under section 40 of the FOIA as it consider the information to be third party personal data. During the internal review, the council changed its response to ‘information not held’. The Commissioner’s decision is that the council does not hold the requested information. The Commissioner does not require the council to take any steps.
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