D Archbold made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council

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Dear Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council,

How many of the key staff ANBC attended the last Planning Meeting ?
REF Chief EX
and others

Yours faithfully,

Paul Casey BL, Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council

3 Atodiad

Dear Mr Archbold,


Further to your email dated 8 October 2021.


Under section 14(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, public
authorities do not have to comply with vexatious requests.  The
Information Commissioner’s Office states that Section 14(1) may be used in
a variety of circumstances where a request, or its impact on a public
authority, cannot be justified.  Section 12(4)(b) of The Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 says that a public authority may refuse to
disclose information to the extent that the request for information is
manifestly unreasonable.


I am therefore applying section 14(1) of the 2000 Act and section 12(4)(b)
of the 2004 Regulations to your request. 


Your voluminous requests for information represents an unreasonable strain
on Council resources.  The Council has dealt with all of your requests for
information in a reasonable and proper manner.


If you are dissatisfied with my reply you can contact the Information
Commissioner’s Office at:


The Information Commissioner’s Office – Northern Ireland
3rd Floor
14 Cromac Place, 

Telephone: 0303 123 1114
Email: [1][email address]


Kind regards,



Paul Casey BL
Borough Lawyer & Head of Legal Services
Antrim Civic Centre, 50 Stiles Way, Antrim.  BT41 2UB [3]ANBC Logo
T: 028 9446 3113
E: [2][email address]
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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear Paul Casey BL,
Thanks for your reply
Unfortunately you have evaded the QUESTION ?

Yours sincerely,

D Archbold