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Francis Irving

I'm a bit confused here, why did they reject based on the information being already published (which simply isn't true - related information is published, but it isn't the same), rather than on commercial confidentiality?

Also, your last sentence beginning "Without parliamentary intervention" misses a subtlty. Related information is already theoretically public, as every mast required planning permission, which was granted. If we had proper structured planning data as a country, which we ought!, then it would be trivial to create a database of places where there is planning permission for masts.

Now of course that isn't quite the same thing, but it is similar. And it shows that data that you claim is the private property of the mobile phone company isn't as private as it at first appears.

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