Dear Dorset Council,
1) Please provide in Microsoft excel format for the end of the 2018/19 financial year:
the sum total of pension fund assets under management;
full details of what the Local Government Pension Fund currently invests in, including the full name and amounts of each fund, bond, institution and investment held, by asset class or category, including specific equities;
full details of any investments in: renewable energy, green technologies, social housing or community wealth building or low carbon funds.
I would like to receive this information in an unlocked excel sheet without protected cells (.xls). If you have to password protect the excel sheet, please can you also provide the password to the excel sheet.
2) Please provide any Local Government Pension Fund or Council policy or strategy statements, meeting minutes, investment principles, or Investment Strategy Statements that commit to reducing investments in fossil fuel producers or to decarbonise the Fund
If one part of the request can be answered sooner than others, please send that information first followed by any subsequent data. If you need further clarification, please contact me by email.
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Dear Ms Shoraka,
Information Request – reference no. DC1216
Thank you for your information request dated 5^th December, which has been
dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
Apologies for the delay in responding.
Please note: Dorset Council was created from 1^st April 2019 covering the
areas/services of the following former councils – Dorset County Council,
East Dorset District Council, Dorset Councils Partnership (made up of
North Dorset District Council, West Dorset District Council and Weymouth &
Portland Borough Council) and Purbeck District Council.
Dorset Council’s response to your request is below/attached, and you will
not receive separate responses from the former councils.
Our response is as follows:
1. Please find attached a schedule of all Dorset County Pension Fund
assets as at 31^st March 2019.
2. Please follow the link below to the Investment Strategy Statement for
the Dorset County Pension Fund:
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