Dear Havering Borough Council,

The Council was nominated for an award at the 2017 Municipal Journal awards.

Q1: Which organisation nominated the Council? If the Council was nominated for more than one award category, please list each category and the organisation which made the nomination
Q2: For any awards where the Council nominated itself, please provide copies of the nomination form submitted
Q3: Please provide copies of any press releases produced by the Council pertaining to the MJ awards 2017 – including any prior to the award ceremony and any which were issued after the award ceremony.
Q4: How many personnel attended the awards dinner in London? Please state the number of councillors and the number of officers
Q5: How much money did the Council spend on seats at the awards dinner? For clarity, where a place was sponsored by an external body, please do not include in this total ie only include Council expenditure
Q6: How much external sponsorship was received to support the event? Please list each sponsoring organisation and the sum provided
Q7: What were the travel, accommodation and subsistence costs for Council personnel, including councillors and officers, attending the event?

Yours faithfully,

Arthur Smith

Accessinfo, Havering Borough Council

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Dear Mr Smith

 

Acknowledgement of Information Request Ref: AIR13759A

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information received on 26^th
June 2017. Your email is being considered and you will receive a response
to your request as soon as possible. 

 

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 allows authorities 20 working days,
following date of receipt, in which to respond to requests.  You may be
aware the legislation defines a number of exemptions which may prevent
release of the information you have requested.  If any of the exemption
categories apply then the information will not be released. In these
cases, we will inform you of any exemptions we have applied together with
our reasons for withholding the information and your rights of appeal. 

 

Please bear in mind the legislation allows access to information 'held' by
the Council and not for the creation of new information or opinion. 
Therefore, we may only be able to supply documents or data that contain
the information we hold in response to your request.

 

There may be a fee payable for the supply of information.  This will be
calculated and you will be informed if a charge applies. In this event,
the fee must be paid before the information is released.

 

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Further information regarding Access to Information is also available
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Yours sincerely

 

Ms Norman | Access to Information 

London Borough of Havering

Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BB

 

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Accessinfo, Havering Borough Council

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Dear Mr Smith

 

Access to Information – AIR13759A

 

I refer to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  Your request has been considered and the
information held by Services is as follows:

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Question|The Council was nominated for an award at the 2017 Municipal Journal |
|1 |awards. Which organisation nominated the Council? If the Council was |
| |nominated for more than one award category, please list each category|
| |and the organisation which made the nomination |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|The Council nominated Traffic and Parking Control for the award under|
| |the category: Delivering Better Outcomes for the work done to improve|
| |the safety of schools |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question|For any awards where the Council nominated itself, please provide |
|2 |copies of the nomination form submitted |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|As attached. The policies are available at the bottom of the page |
| |here: |
| | |
| |[1]https://www.havering.gov.uk/info/20004/p...
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question|Please provide copies of any press releases produced by the Council |
|3 |pertaining to the MJ awards 2017 – including any prior to the award |
| |ceremony and any which were issued after the award ceremony. |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|[2]https://www.havering.gov.uk/news/article... |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question|How many personnel attended the awards dinner in London? Please state|
|4 |the number of councillors and the number of officers |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|3 Councillors, 5 officers |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question|How much money did the Council spend on seats at the awards dinner? |
|5 |For clarity, where a place was sponsored by an external body, please |
| |do not include in this total ie only include Council expenditure |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|£0 |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question|How much external sponsorship was received to support the event? |
|6 |Please list each sponsoring organisation and the sum provided |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|£2,695 table sponsorship from Openview |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question|What were the travel, accommodation and subsistence costs for Council|
|7 |personnel, including councillors and officers, attending the event? |
|--------+---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|£6.00 train fare. |
| | |
| |Travel costs for Councillors was £168. |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

In accordance with the Act, this email also acts as a Refusal Notice and
details of the exemptions applied are as follows:

 

Exemption under section

40 – Personal Information

 

Information the exemption applied to

Personal Information (if data is personal data about a 3^rd party)

 

Reason for applying the exemption

Any information that would lead to the unfair identification of an
individual.  This would breach the Data Protection Act 1998

 

Public Interest Test

This exemption is not subject to a Public Interest Test

 

Exemption under section

21

 

Information the exemption applied to

Question 3

 

Reason for applying the exemption

Information accessible through other means – please see link above

 

Public Interest Test

This exemption is not subject to a Public Interest Test

 

I apologise that your request cannot be met in full and trust the above is
of use to you and will close your request.

 

You have the right of appeal against our decision. If you wish to appeal
please set out in writing your grounds of appeal and send to the above
address.  Please ensure that you quote our reference on any correspondence
to us.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request has been
handled you have the right to make a complaint.  Please put the details in
writing and return to me at the above address, your complaint will then be
dealt with in line with our corporate complaints procedure.  You also have
the right to complain to the Information Commissioner at the following
address:

 

Office of the Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF

Telephone:   0303 123 1113

[3]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Ms Norman | Access to Information 

London Borough of Havering

Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BB

 

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5. http://www.havering.gov.uk/
7. http://www.havering.gov.uk/Pages/Service...

Dear Accessinfo,

Thank you.

Was it wise to accept £2,695 sponsorship from a supplier?

Yours sincerely,

Arthur Smith

Accessinfo, Havering Borough Council

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Dear Mr Smith

 

Acknowledgement of Information Request – AIR14037S

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information received on  14^th
August      2017.  Your email is being considered and you will receive a
response to your request as soon as possible. 

 

The Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental Information Regulations
2004 allows authorities 20 working days, following date of receipt, in
which to respond to requests.  You may be aware the legislation defines a
number of exemptions which may prevent release of the information you have
requested.  If any of the exemption categories apply then the information
will not be released. In these cases, we will inform you of any exemptions
we have applied together with our reasons for withholding the information
and your rights of appeal. 

 

Please bear in mind the legislation allows access to information 'held' by
the Council and not for the creation of new information or opinion. 
Therefore, we may only be able to supply documents or data that contain
the information we hold in response to your request.

 

There may be a fee payable for the supply of information.  This will be
calculated and you will be informed if a charge applies. In this event,
the fee must be paid before the information is released.

 

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Further information regarding the Freedom of Information Act 2000 is
available from the following address:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House, Water Lane 
Wilmslow, Cheshire 
SK9 5AF 
Telephone:   01625 545 700
[1]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Mrs Lynch | Access to Information Assistant

London Borough of Havering | Access to Information

Town Hall, Main Road, Romford RM1 3BB

 

t 01708 433 173

e [2][email address]

text relay 18001 01708 433 173

 

w [3]www.havering.gov.uk

 

 

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of Havering. If you have received this transmission in error, please use
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Accessinfo, Havering Borough Council

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Dear Mr Smith
 

Access to Information Request – AIR14037S

 

Your request for information made under the Freedom of Information Act
2000, has now been researched, however, the Council does not hold the
information. 

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Response|Information not held |
| | |
| |  |
| | |
| |The Council is only able to provide information that has been |
| |recorded. The question does not relate to recorded information |
| |as your question is effectively asking for an opinion. |
| | |
| |  |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

I apologise that your request cannot be met on this occasion.  Should you
have any queries or concerns, please contact the Access to Information
Team at this email address.  Please ensure that you quote our reference on
any correspondence to us.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request has been
handled you have the right to make a complaint.  Please put the details in
writing and return to me at the above address, your complaint will then be
dealt with in line with our corporate complaints procedure.  You also have
the right to complain to the Information Commissioner at the following
address:

 

Office of the Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Telephone:   0303 123 1113
[1]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Mrs Kazazic | Access to Information Assistant

London Borough of Havering | Access to Information

Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BB

 

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addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying,
distribution or other action taken in reliance of the information
contained in this e-mail is strictly prohibited. Any views expressed by
the sender of this message are not necessarily those of the London Borough
of Havering. If you have received this transmission in error, please use
the reply function to tell us and then permanently delete what you have
received. This email was scanned for viruses by the London Borough of
Havering anti-virus services and on leaving the Authority was found to be
virus free. Please note: Incoming and outgoing e-mail messages are
routinely monitored for compliance with our policy on the use of
electronic communications.

References

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