TM44 Air Conditioning Inspection Report Environmental Compliance Audit of Local Authorities

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Dear Clackmannanshire Council,

This request relates to UK Environmental Legislation, specifically TM44 Air Conditioning Inspection Reporting, which is mandatory for air-conditioned buildings. You as a Local Authority are duty bound to actively manage compliance in your Borough and to issue notices/fine non-compliant organisations.
Q. Have you set up a Building Control Officer to implement an active TM44 compliance programme ? Provide that person’s name and details.
Q. If you have not set up your compliance programme, when do you expect to do so, and who is in charge of the process?
Q. What specific actions have you undertaken to check on all building operators with air conditioning in your Borough?
Q. How do you notify affected organisations, and how much notice do you give them before issuing a fine?
Q. The fine is £300.00 per building for non-compliance, do you reinvest fines and allocate to the Department issuing notices?

Yours faithfully,

Paul Evans

Suzanne Kettrick, Clackmannanshire Council

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To:
Mr. Paul Evans Contact: Suzanne Kettrick
Tel. No: 01259 450000
Ref: PLA05A2CC0
Date: 18/12/2019

Dear Mr. Evans

Freedom of Information : PLA05A2CC0

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information which was received
on 18/12/2019 about TM44 Air Conditioning Inspection Report Environmental
Compliance Audit of Local Authorities.   It will be forwarded to the
appropriate Council Service for action and you should receive a response,
or a request for clarification by 21/01/2020. If there is a need to
clarify anything relating to your request, colleagues will contact you.  

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.  

Yours sincerely

Suzanne Kettrick

Suzanne Kettrick, Clackmannanshire Council

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To:
Mr. Paul Evans Contact: Suzanne Kettrick
  Tel. No: 01259 450000
Ref: PLA05A2CC0
Date: 20/12/2019

Dear Mr. Evans

Freedom of Information Enquiry: PLA05A2CC0

Thank you for your information request dated 18/12/2019.

I am happy to supply you with the information you requested.

RESPONSE:-
I refer to your recent Freedom of Information request in relation to air
conditioning inspection reporting. I can confirm that there is no
requirement within the Building (Scotland) Regulations or any other
enactment that requires Clackmannanshire Council to actively manage
compliance of air conditioning systems.

In respect of the above confirmation the following responses to the
questions raised in your enquiry are provided below;

Q. Have you set up a Building Control Officer to implement an active TM44
compliance programme ? Provide that person’s name and details.
RESPONSE: N/A

Q. If you have not set up your compliance programme, when do you expect to
do so, and who is in charge of the process?
RESPONSE: N/A

Q. What specific actions have you undertaken to check on all building
operators with air conditioning in your Borough?
RESPONSE: N/A

Q. How do you notify affected organisations, and how much notice do you
give them before issuing a fine?
RESPONSE: N/A

Q. The fine is £300.00 per building for non-compliance, do you reinvest
fines and allocate to the Department issuing notices?
RESPONSE: N/A
 

Yours sincerely

Suzanne Kettrick

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| If you are not satisfied with this response, you may contact the |
| Council’s Head of Resources and Governance seeking a review of your |
| request. within 40 working days of receiving the response (the |
| address is: Clackmannanshire Council, Kilncraigs, Alloa FK10 1EB. |
| (Email address: [Clackmannanshire Council request email]). If you are not satisfied with |
| the outcome of the review you have the right to appeal directly to |
| The Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes |
| Road, St. Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS, or online |
| www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal within 6 months. |
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Dear Clackmannanshire Council,
FOI Response not received – reference request of 18/12/2019
Please respond to our FOI or advise why we have not yet had a response. Legally, Public Authorities must respond within 20 working days.
Responding to our request is important, we are compiling an accurate national database and your contribution would be a positive step
Please be aware that your responses (or lack of) will be forwarded to Central Government Environment Departments, MPs and other interested Environmental Groups.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Evans

Suzanne Kettrick, Clackmannanshire Council

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To:
Mr. Paul Evans Contact: Suzanne Kettrick
  Tel. No: 01259 450000
Ref: PLA05A2CC0
Date: 20/12/2019

Dear Mr. Evans

Freedom of Information Enquiry: PLA05A2CC0

Thank you for your information request dated 18/12/2019.

I am happy to supply you with the information you requested.

RESPONSE:-
I refer to your recent Freedom of Information request in relation to air
conditioning inspection reporting. I can confirm that there is no
requirement within the Building (Scotland) Regulations or any other
enactment that requires Clackmannanshire Council to actively manage
compliance of air conditioning systems.

In respect of the above confirmation the following responses to the
questions raised in your enquiry are provided below;

Q. Have you set up a Building Control Officer to implement an active TM44
compliance programme ? Provide that person’s name and details.
RESPONSE: N/A

Q. If you have not set up your compliance programme, when do you expect to
do so, and who is in charge of the process?
RESPONSE: N/A

Q. What specific actions have you undertaken to check on all building
operators with air conditioning in your Borough?
RESPONSE: N/A

Q. How do you notify affected organisations, and how much notice do you
give them before issuing a fine?
RESPONSE: N/A

Q. The fine is £300.00 per building for non-compliance, do you reinvest
fines and allocate to the Department issuing notices?
RESPONSE: N/A
 

Yours sincerely

Suzanne Kettrick

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| If you are not satisfied with this response, you may contact the |
| Council’s Head of Resources and Governance seeking a review of your |
| request. within 40 working days of receiving the response (the |
| address is: Clackmannanshire Council, Kilncraigs, Alloa FK10 1EB. |
| (Email address: [Clackmannanshire Council request email]). If you are not satisfied with |
| the outcome of the review you have the right to appeal directly to |
| The Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes |
| Road, St. Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS, or online |
| www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal within 6 months. |
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