Government Investment - Towns Fund

Mr Nath Darnton made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to North East Derbyshire District Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear North East Derbyshire District Council,

On behalf of DB3 Architecture we would like to congratulate you on having been selected to put forward your proposals & bid to Government as part of the £3.6bn investment into the Towns Fund.

Under the Freedom of Information Act, we would be grateful if you could provide us with some details regarding this so as to ascertain if we can be of help:-

1. The name of the person/people who has/have been nominated to develop this Towns
business plan.
2. An outline of your intentions regarding utilisation of awarded grant money.
3. If there is an opportunity for you to involve the skills & experience of an architectural
company to support you in this process?

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss this further with you & look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Nath Darnton

FOI NEDDC, North East Derbyshire District Council

Dear Nath
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received 3 September 2020. 
Your request has been allocated number FOI/6891.
 
Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. We aim to answer your request within 20 working days from the date
we received it, as prescribed under the Act.
 
Due to the current situation arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, the
Council’s main priority is providing essential services and safeguarding
the wellbeing of our residents and staff. We will do our best to respond
to your request within the statutory 20 day timescale. Unfortunately we
may be unable to respond to some requests within the guidelines, and the
Council would like to thank you for your patience.
 
For your information, the Act gives you the right to be told whether we
hold the information (subject to absolute exemptions). The Act also
defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the
information you have requested. You will be informed if this is the case,
together with your rights of appeal.
 
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if we need more time
to do this.
 
A fee may be charged for disbursements. If a fee is to be charged you will
be notified in writing.
 
If you have any queries about this letter please do not hesitate to
contact us on the above contact details. Please remember to quote the
reference number above in any future communications.
 
Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.  Their telephone number is 0303 123 1113 and
a website address of [1]www.ico.org.uk
 
Please note that NEDDC has a dedicated email account for FOI enquiries and
this is [2][North East Derbyshire District Council request email] .   Please use this email account from
this point forward.
 
Kind regards
 
Claire Tozzi
Information Support Officer
Performance and Communications
People Directorate
North East District Council
Tel: 01246 217020
Web: [3]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
 

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FOI NEDDC, North East Derbyshire District Council

Dear Nath
 
Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 request (ref. 6891)
 
Further to the email you received from North East Derbyshire District
Council of 4 September 2020, I am now able to provide a reply to the
information that you have requested.  Our response is as follows, in bold,
alongside your own notations.
 
 
On behalf of DB3 Architecture we would like to congratulate you on having
been selected to put forward your proposals & bid to Government as part of
the £3.6bn investment into the Towns Fund.
 
Under the Freedom of Information Act, we would be grateful if you could
provide us with some details regarding this so as to ascertain if we can
be of help:-
 

 1. The name of the person/people who has/have been nominated to develop
this Towns business plan.

Gill Callingham, Director of Development and Project Director. Karl Apps,
Joint Housing Strategy and Growth Manager and Project Manager. The Clay
Cross Town Deal Board have procured Nexus Planning who are leading a
consortium to deliver the Clay Cross Town Investment Plan.
 

 2. An outline of your intentions regarding utilisation of awarded grant
money.

To first develop the Clay Cross Town Investment Plan and when this has
been agreed with MHCLG, turn this into Full Business Cases for the
identified projects in the Clay Cross Town Investment Plans.
 

 3. If there is an opportunity for you to involve the skills & experience
of an architectural company to support you in this process?

Yes, if they are able to develop Full Business Cases from the identified
projects within the Clay Cross Town Investment Plan.
 
 
I hope that you are satisfied with our response. However, if you are
dissatisfied in any way with the handling of your information request your
next step would be to clearly state in writing why you are dissatisfied
and the Council will treat this as a formal complaint in accordance with
our Compliments, Comments and Complaints policy. The policy together with
information on how to make a complaint is available on the Council’s
website [1]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk or by emailing
connectne[2]@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk.
 
I also have a duty to make you aware of the Information Commissioner's
Office, which is an independent body who monitors the Data Protection Act,
the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations,
and make sure organisation’s fulfil their legal obligations under the
Acts.  They can be contacted at:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF 
Telephone:   0303 123 1113
[3]www.ico.org.uk
 
Kind regards
 
Wayne Gorman
Information & Policy Officer
Corporate Resources (Performance)
North East District Council/Bolsover District Council
Tel: 01246 217688 (Both Councils)
[4]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk or [5]www.bolsover.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
 
 
_____________________________________________
From: FOI NEDDC
Sent: 04 September 2020 11:39
To: '[FOI #689023 email]'
<[FOI #689023 email]>
Subject: FOI request acknowledgement
 
 
Dear Nath
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received 3 September 2020. 
Your request has been allocated number FOI/6891.
 
Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. We aim to answer your request within 20 working days from the date
we received it, as prescribed under the Act.
 
Due to the current situation arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, the
Council’s main priority is providing essential services and safeguarding
the wellbeing of our residents and staff. We will do our best to respond
to your request within the statutory 20 day timescale. Unfortunately we
may be unable to respond to some requests within the guidelines, and the
Council would like to thank you for your patience.
 
For your information, the Act gives you the right to be told whether we
hold the information (subject to absolute exemptions). The Act also
defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the
information you have requested. You will be informed if this is the case,
together with your rights of appeal.
 
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if we need more time
to do this.
 
A fee may be charged for disbursements. If a fee is to be charged you will
be notified in writing.
 
If you have any queries about this letter please do not hesitate to
contact us on the above contact details. Please remember to quote the
reference number above in any future communications.
 
Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.  Their telephone number is 0303 123 1113 and
a website address of [6]www.ico.org.uk
 
Please note that NEDDC has a dedicated email account for FOI enquiries and
this is [7][North East Derbyshire District Council request email] .   Please use this email account from
this point forward.
 
Kind regards
 
Claire Tozzi
Information Support Officer
Performance and Communications
People Directorate
North East District Council
Tel: 01246 217020
Web: [8]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
 

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