Sale of art by local authorities

Ben Quinn made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Northumberland County Council as part of a batch sent to 102 authorities

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Sir / Madam

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following records for each of the years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and (up to the present date ) 2018

• The amount of funds raised from the sale of art in the possession of the authority
• Details of the art sold. Eg: titles if possible, quantity, description (sculpture etc)
• If known, details of whether the buyer was another public authority, private sector or individual

Yours faithfully,

Ben Quinn
Contact: [mobile number]

Northumberland County Council

1 Atodiad

Our Ref: 4227  

Dear Enquirer,

INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information which will be dealt with under
the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental
Information Regulations 2004.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know the likely charges before proceeding.

If you have any queries about this matter please contact us. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind regards

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

Northumberland County Council

1 Atodiad

Our Ref: 4227   

Dear Enquirer,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST 

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to sale of art
by local authorities. 

Right of Access 

Section 1(1) of the Act provides any person making a request for
information to a public authority is entitled. 

(a) to be informed in writing by the public authority whether it holds
information of the description specified in the request (which Section
1(6) of the Act designates as the "duty to confirm or deny"), and 

(b) if that is the case, to have that information communicated to him. 

The right is to obtain access to the information itself and not to the
document or record which contains it. 

The Act creates a general right of access to information held by public
authorities subject to various exemptions. 

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following records
for each of the years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and (up to the present date )
2018

• The amount of funds raised from the sale of art in the possession of the
authority
• Details of the art sold. Eg: titles if possible, quantity, description
(sculpture etc)
• If known, details of whether the buyer was another public authority,
private sector or individual
All of the above questions are a NIL response.
Complaints 

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request an internal review by writing within 2 months
from the date of this response to the Information Governance Office: 

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF 

Email: [1][Northumberland County Council request email] 

Information Commissioner 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have a
right by Section 50 of the Act to apply to the Information Commissioner
for a decision as to whether your request has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of the Act at: 

The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire 
SK9 5AF 

Tel: 01625 545 745
Email: [2][email address] 

There is no charge for making an appeal. 

Yours sincerely 

FOI Coordinator - People Services
Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [3][Northumberland County Council request email] 
Web: [4]http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

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