Department for Transport
Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
Tel: 0300 330 3000
Web Site: www.dft.gov.uk
26 March 2019
Mr Victor Turton firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Mr Turton, Information request - Who Legally Owns the Two Mersey Gateway Crossings
DfT Reference: F0017275
Thank you for your request for information dated 23rd March.
Your request has been considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Your request is as follows.
Who legally owns the two Mersey Gateway crossings. Both the Silver Jubilee Bridge and
the Mersey Gateway Bridge as they currently stand.
I am writing to confirm that Halton Borough Council is the legal owner of both crossings.
If you are unhappy with the way the Department has handled your request or with the
decisions made in relation to your request you may complain within 40 working days of
the date of this letter by writing to the Department’s Information Rights Unit at:
Sedlescombe Road North
East Sussex TN37 7GA
Please see attached details of DfT’s complaints procedure and your right to complain to
the Information Commissioner.
If you have any queries about this letter please contact me. Please remember to quote
the reference number above in any future communications.
Yours sincerely Robert S Fox
Your right to complain to DfT and the Information Commissioner
You have the right to complain within 40 working days of the date of this letter about the
way in which your request for information was handled and/or about the decision not to
disclose all or part of the information requested. In addition a complaint can be made that
DfT has not complied with its publication scheme.
Your complaint will be acknowledged and you will be advised of a target date by which to
expect a response. Initially your complaint will be re-considered by the official who dealt
with your request for information. If, after careful consideration, that official decides that
his/her decision was correct, your complaint will automatically be referred to a senior
independent official who will conduct a further review. You will be advised of the outcome
of your complaint and if a decision is taken to disclose information originally withheld this
will be done as soon as possible.
If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner
can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner’s Office