Dear West Lancashire District Council,
I would like to know how much has been spent on flood defences over the last 5 years. In addition, I would also like to find out how much the council has spent repairing flood damages.
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Ref No: 2018/720
2 October 2018
Dear Carter Christie,
Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information
Thank you for your e-mail of 1 October where you requested information about spend on flood defences and repairs within West Lancashire over the past 5 years.
I am writing to advise you that, following a search of our paper and electronic records, I have established that the information you requested is NIL. However, Lancashire County Council is the Lead Local Flood Authority for Lancashire and they may be able to provide further information relating to your query.
The email address for Lancashire County Council is: [email address]. The postal address is: Lancashire County Council, PO Box 78, County Hall, Fishergate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 8XJ.
If you have any further queries, or if you would like me to transfer your request to Lancashire County Council please contact me.
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Terry Broderick, Borough Solicitor, Council Offices, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF.
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Electoral and Administration Services Manager
West Lancashire Borough Council
West Lancashire Borough Council,
52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF
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