Under Freedom of Information Act, please can you provide me details of cases of financial settlements made following claims for discrimination/ equal pay and unfair dismissal from 2015 to today.
Please provide the date of settlement, type of claim (ie racial discrimination), classification of claimant (ie administrator) and payout figure.
We can confirm that some relevant information is held by West Midlands Police. However, while the majority of the information is attached to this email I am afraid that I am not required to release all of the information requested.
REASONS FOR DECISION
The withheld information is exempt by virtue of the following exemptions
Section 40(2) Personal Data
These exemptions and explanatory notes are shown here:
Section 40(2) is an absolute and class based exemption if to release the information exists would breach the third party’s data protection rights. In this case to release this personal information would not constitute fair processing of the data. As this exemption is class based I am not required to identify the harm in disclosure and in this instance I believe that the right to privacy outweighs any public interest in release