FOI request: Transport

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Climate Emergency UK

Dear Argyll and Bute Council,

Please treat this as a Freedom of Information request.

I would like information about your Council's Planning policy in relation to climate action.

In particular, please supply me with answers to the following questions:
1.Has the Council approved or rejected any new or expanded* roads or road junctions in its area since 1st January 2019 until today? Please list which ones were accepted or rejected.

1b. Is the council developing proposals for any new or expanded* roads or road junctions, with construction expected to start within the next 8 years (up until 1st January 2030)? Please list.
* Note: an expanded road or road junction is one that has increased capacity for motor vehicle traffic, not counting bus lanes or cycle infrastructure

This may include, but should not be limited to, meeting minutes and other materials such as power point presentations considered by meeting participants, reports, spreadsheets, and relevant messages sent via tools such as WhatsApp, Slack, Yammer, or Signal.

I am interested in all relevant recorded information dated from 1st January 2019 to 1st June 2022.

I would prefer to receive information in a machine readable format, such as CSV files for data. I would prefer not to receive information in pdf format files.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,
Annie, Climate Emergency UK

foi, Argyll and Bute Council

Thank you for your email to Argyll and Bute Council in relation to Freedom
of Information Requests. We will endeavour to respond to your email as
soon as possible.  
Many Thanks
FOI team 

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Good morning,

Thank you for your e-mail, in order for us to log your request could we have your full name for correspondence in line with Section 8(1(b)) of FOISA

Regards,

David Sinclair
Compliance and Regulatory Assistant
Legal and Regulatory Services
01546 604352

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Climate Emergency UK

Dear David,

Of course, it's Annie Pickering.

Thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Climate Emergency UK

Administrator,


Dear Annie Pickering

Request for information: FOI request: Transport

Thank you for your information request which we have logged as reference
argyllbuteir:14280.

It has been passed to the relevant service(s) for attention and you should
receive a response under either the Freedom of Information (Scot) Act 2002
or the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 by 2022-07-05
00:00:00. We hope to respond within this timescale but, due to the
staffing/capacity issues with COVID-19, some requests may take little
longer.

Please quote the reference number above in any correspondence you may have
with the Council in regard to this request.

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Climate Emergency UK

Dear Argyll and Bute Council,

Thank you for taking the time to look at the FOI request I have submitted.
This is a polite reminder that the legal deadline by which you needed to respond to the FOI was 29th June 2022 which has now passed.

I would be very grateful if you could ensure that you respond to this FOI as soon as you can.

Yours faithfully,

Annie
Climate Emergency UK

foi, Argyll and Bute Council

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Classification: OFFICIAL

Dear Ms Pickering,

Thank you for your e-mail in relation to your request for information in relation to Transport. As we did not have your full name to log your request it was not logged until you provided it on 6th June.

I have attached our correspondence for information

Regards,

David Sinclair
Compliance and Regulatory Assistant
Legal and Regulatory Services
01546 604352

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Sinclair, David, Argyll and Bute Council

Classification: OFFICIAL

Dear Ms Pickering,

 

Request for information: New or expanded roads or road junctions

Reference: argyllbuteir: 14280

 

I refer to your request for information which was dealt with in terms of
the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIRs).

 

Please see below information in fulfilment of your request.

 

Has the Council approved or rejected any new or expanded* roads or road
junctions in its area since 1st January 2019 until today?

·       New junction approved 2021 on A814 next to Hermitage Academy
Helensburgh, Bellway Development Alder Gate (private developer)

·       Junction expansion in process of design/approval Fort Road/B833
Kilcreggan (private developer)

Is the council developing proposals for any new or expanded* roads or road
junctions, with construction expected to start within the next 8 years (up
until 1st January 2030)?

·       Junction expansion in process of design/approval Fort Road/B833
Kilcreggan (private developer)

·       Proposed at planning stage junction improvements /widening works
Eats Abercromby Street/ Helensburgh Golf Club (private developer)

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request for information
has been dealt with you are entitled to request a review by writing to the
Executive Director Customer Services, Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory,
Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8RT, or by email to [1][Argyll and Bute Council request email].

 

Your request for review must state your name and address for
correspondence, specify the request for information to which your request
for review relates and why you are dissatisfied with the response.

 

You must make your request for review not later than 40 working days after
the expiry of the 20 working day period for response to your initial
request by the Council, or not later than 40 working days after the
receipt by you of the information provided, any fees notice issued or any
notification of refusal or partial refusal.

 

If you make an application for review and remain dissatisfied with the way
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You must make representation to the Scottish Information Commissioner no
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decision you are dissatisfied with or within 6 months of the expiry of the
period of 20 working days from receipt by the Council of your request for
review.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

David Sinclair

Compliance and Regulatory Assistant

Legal and Regulatory Services

01546 604352

 

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