Details of student housing sold to private companies

Tom Sanderson made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Oxford Brookes University as part of a batch sent to 17 authorities

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Oxford Brookes University,

Could you please provide me with any information regarding student housing at the University being leased / sold to private companies during the past 10 years. I would like minutes of any meetings where these discussions may have been held.

Where housing has been leased or sold to a private company, please provide the name and registration number of the company, the date of the transaction and the name and address of the property in question.

Please acknowledge receipt of this email.

Yours faithfully,

Tom Sanderson

Vanna Leathart, Oxford Brookes University

Dear Mr Sanderson,

Freedom of Information Act Request - our reference 2019-038.

Thank you for your email dated 1 February 2019 requesting information from
Oxford Brookes University about university accommodation.

The University will respond on or before 1 March 2019, the date on which
the 20 working day response period permitted by the Freedom of Information
Act ends.

I may need to contact you again if the request needs to be clarified; this
is to ensure that we provide you with the information you require.

Please note that in certain cases some information you have requested may
not be provided to you; this will only be information that can be withheld
by law. In these cases the reasons will be explained to you along with
your copy of any information that can be released to you.

Yours Sincerely

Vanna Leathart
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Vanna Leathart
University Records Manager
IT Services
Oxford Brookes University
Tel: +44 (0)1865 484046
Please note my normal working days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Vanna Leathart, Oxford Brookes University

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Dear Mr Sanderson,

Freedom of Information Act Request - our reference 2019-038.

Further to your email of 1 february 2019 asking for information from
Oxford Brookes University about University property, I am able to provide
the following information in response to your request.

You asked:

Could you please provide me with any information regarding student
housing at the University  being leased / sold to private companies
during the past 10 years. I would like minutes of any meetings where
these discussions may have been held.

Answer:

One property falls into this category, Cotuit Hall. Please see the
attached minute from the Finance and Resources Committee.  this has been
redacted to remove personal information in accordance with section 40 of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Where housing has been leased or sold to a private company, please
provide the name and registration number of the company, the date of the
transaction and the name and address of the property in question.

Answer:

The company leasing the property was Reef Ltd, incorportated and
registered in Bermuda with company number 41998.  Address: Canon's
Court, 22 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM12, Bermuda.  The transaction date
was 5 May 2011.

If this information does not address your requirements under the Freedom
of Information Act or you wish to complain about any aspect of the
handling of this request, then you should contact the undersigned in the
first instance. Should you remain dissatisfied, then you may apply for an
internal review by contacting the Director of Marketing and Communications
at Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford OX3
OBP (email: [1][email address] ).  Your request for internal
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of this response. 

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Please note that the Information Commissioner is unlikely to investigate
your case until the University’s internal review process has been
completed.

Yours sincerely

Vanna Leathart

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Vanna Leathart
University Records Manager
IT Services
Oxford Brookes University
Tel: +44 (0)1865 484046
Please note my normal working days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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