3G, 4G and 5G plans

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Dear City of Edinburgh Council,

1. - Which (if any) mobile phone companies, have approached Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council ("the Council") with proposals for the introduction of 3G, 4G or 5G technology,including:
(a) masts and/or
(b) smaller transmitters / transceivers in the borough?

2. - Has 3G, 4G or 5G technology already been introduced, within the borough?

3. - If 3G, 4G or 5G technology has already been permitted by the Council, within the borough, please provide full details of the locations of ALL masts and smaller transmitters / transceivers

4. - How many lamp posts are being (or are planned to be) utilised as 3G, 4G or 5G transmitters / transceivers?

5. - How many telegraph poles are being (or are planned to be) utilised as 3G, 4G or 5G transmitters / transceivers?

6. - What activities, if any, has the Council already carried out in relation to rolling out 3G, 4G or 5G in the borough and what is the cost of this so far?

7. - Who is funding the cost of rolling out 3G, 4G or 5G in the borough?

8. - Has the Council received any incentive payments for adopting 3G, 4G or 5G in the borough, and, if so, please provide FULL details of all monies concerned together with FULL details concerning who has offered and/or provided these payments?

9. - What health and safety data has the Council considered in relation to the safe use of 3G, 4G or 5G in populated areas?

10. - What specific health and safety concerns on plant, animal and human life in relation to exposure to 3G, 4G or 5G high energy electromagnetic radiation has the Council considered?

11. - Please provide details of ALL health and safety reviews conducted, by the Council, in relation to the use of 3G, 4G or 5G in the borough.

12. - What effects does the Council anticipate that the introduction of 3G, 4G or 5G masts and smaller transmitters / transceivers may have on the health and well-being of the residents of the borough?

13. - What effects does the Council anticipate that the introduction of 3G, 4G or 5G masts and smaller transmitters / transceivers may have on the health and well-being of pets, wild animals, insects and plant life?

Yours faithfully,

Paul Cardin

City of Edinburgh Council

Mr Paul Cardin

Our ref: 22513

Dear Mr Cardin

Acknowledgement of Request

Subject: 3G, 4G and 5G plans

Thank you for your request for information received on 28/02/2019. I can confirm that your request will be processed under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, Environmental Information Regulations (Scotland) 2004, or the INSPIRE (Scotland) Regulations 2009.

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Information Governance Unit
Level 2:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340
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For those interested, link to a letter from Doctors and Scientists highlighting the dangers of 5G:

http://www.5gappeal.eu/scientists-and-do...

City of Edinburgh Council

Mr Paul Cardin

[FOI #557058 email]

Our ref: 22513

Dear Mr Cardin

Request for Clarification

Subject: 3G, 4G and 5G plans

Thank you for your request for information of 28/02/2019 in which you asked the following:

Q1. Which (if any) mobile phone companies, have approached Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council ("the Council") with proposals for the introduction of 3G, 4G or 5G technology,including:
(a) masts and/or
(b) smaller transmitters / transceivers in the borough?

Unfortunately, we cannot identify the information you have requested from the details you have provided. To help us meet your request, could you please provide the following:

Please can you confirm that your request relates to information which may be held by the City of Edinburgh Council rather than Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council.

On receipt of these further details, we will respond to your request within 20 working days. Please note that the statutory 20 working day deadline for responding to your request does not start until we receive the requested clarification from you.

If we do not hear from you within 40 working days, we will assume that you are no longer seeking the information you have requested and we will take no further action.

If you wish to discuss further, please get in touch. Please quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Further information about your rights and accessing information is available on our website at: www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Yours sincerely,

Iain Burden
Information Rights Officer

Information Governance Unit
Level 2:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340
[Edinburgh City Council request email] www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Dear City of Edinburgh Council,

Apologies, my request relates to City of Edinburgh Council,

Yours faithfully,

Paul Cardin

City of Edinburgh Council

Mr Paul Cardin

[FOI #557058 email]

Our ref: 22513

Dear Mr Cardin

Request for Clarification - Receipt

Subject: 3G, 4G and 5G Plans

Thank you for providing clarification on the above request for information of 28/02/2019. We will respond to your request within 20 working days. Please note that the statutory 20 working day deadline for responding to your request starts upon receipt of clarification. This means we have until 30/04/2019 to respond to your request.

To promote transparency and accountability, please note it is the Council’s policy to publish all request details and responses made under freedom of information legislation. This information will be made available through the Council’s website and will not include your personal details.

Further information about your rights and accessing information is available on our website at: www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Iain Burden
Information Rights Officer

Information Governance Unit
Level 2:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340
[Edinburgh City Council request email] www.edinburgh.gov.uk

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