Our Ref: GL026
10 September 2020
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Dear Ms Sanachan REQUEST UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 (“The
Thank you for your request for information dated 3 September 2020 where you requested
the following information be provided to you: I am seeking information about (3) GlasGlow events hosted by ItIsOn in the Botantic
Gardens in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
In each of the three years GlasGlow has been permitted to operate:
1) Was a risk assessment carried out regarding impact if loud noise and artificial light to
wildlife in the park and along the Kelvin Walkway If so, please provide these assessments.
2) Was a risk assessment carried out regarding the environmental impact on residents
surrounding the Botantic Gardens, including repetitive loud noise, artificial light, and
increased air pollution due to generators running within the park from the event itself, as
well as from food truck and other vendors situated within the park? If so, please provide
3) Please provide contract details between Glasgow Life and/or Glasgow City Council
and ItIsOn for the GlasGlow events.
4) How much has Glasgow Life and/or Glasgow City Council been paid to permit ItIsOn
to host GlasGlow events since 2018?
Culture & Sport Glasgow (trading as Glasgow Life) is treating your request as a request
for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. On inspecting our
records, it would appear that Glasgow Life does not hold the information which you have
requested. Neither does anyone else hold it on our behalf. Accordingly we are unable to
comply with your request and therefore refuse your request in terms of section 17(1)(b)
of the Act.
We believe that the information you have requested is likely to be held by Glasgow City
Council. Details of how to make a freedom of information request to Glasgow City Council
can be found on their website at:
Right of Review
If you are dissatisfied with the way Glasgow Life has dealt with your request you are
entitled to require Glasgow Life to review its decision. Please note that for a review to
take place you must:
Lodge a written requirement for a review within 40 working days of the date of
Include a correspondence address and a description of the original request and
the reason why you are dissatisfied.
Include the reference number as provided at the top of this letter.
Address your request to the following Director
Director of Sport and Events
38 Albion Street
Glasgow G1 1LH
You will receive notice of the results of the review within 20 working days of receipt of
your request. The notice will state the decision reached by the reviewing officer as well
as details of how to appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner if you are still
dissatisfied with Glasgow Life’s response. You must request an internal review by
Glasgow Life before a complaint can be directed to the Scottish Information
For your information, an appeal can be made to the Scottish Information Commissioner
by contacting his office as follows if you do remain dissatisfied with the outcome of the
Glasgow Life’s review decision:
Address: Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, KY16 9DS.
Telephone: 01334 464610
You can also use the Scottish Information Commissioner’s online appeal service to make
an application for a decision:
If you wish to submit a complaint in relation to the manner in which Glasgow Life has
handled your request for information then you can do so by requesting that the Glasgow
Life review its decision. Details of how to request a review are set out in the above
paragraph “Right of Review”.
Information Compliance Team