Dear Mr Jacobs
Freedom of Information Request 692967
Thank you for your recent request received 29 May 2019. Your request was actioned
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in which you requested the following
1. Why did the Liverpool echo on or about 20th of May 2019, decide to cancel the e-mail from
Cllr Ann O'Byrne to the Mayor with regards to Urban splash and Chinatown from 2014?
2. Will the Liverpool city council, now be handing over this e-mail to the SFO in the event it
could help the SFO with this ongoing investigation?
3. Will the council also keep all, Cllr Ann O’Byrne’s past records from her phone log and
computer from 2013 that could help with this on-going investigation?".
Liverpool City Council does not hold any information as regards the commercial activities
and decision-making of the Liverpool Echo and would advise that you refer such inquiries
directly to the Liverpool Echo.
With regard to the remaining elements of your request, naturally Liverpool City Council will if
requested by any relevant investigatory authorities, provide advice, information and
guidance as may be required.
This concludes our response.
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Angela Lewis Information Team
Liverpool City Council Information Team
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