Enquiries to: Liverpool City Council Our Ref:
Dear Ms Williams
Freedom of Information Request 7306709
Thank you for your recent request. Your request was actioned under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 in respect of –
1/ Please explain as to why this Cllr (Joanne Calvert) has taken off her declared
interests and involvement into her employment with:
a) Working for Daniel Hughes
b) Working for Hughes PR on the failed (Fox Street Village project)
c) Working with Mr Gary Howard of (Fox Street Village)
d) Please take note several e-mails can prove she was working for Hughes PR and
2/ If the Liverpool City Council find Cllr Joanne Calvert has indeed wiped out her dealing
with Gary Howard, Danial Hughes and Hughes PR what action would the Liverpool city
3/ Please remember no 106 fees had ever been paid to the Liverpool city council from
Gary Howard or his company, the Liverpool
Liverpool City Council would advise as follows –
It is the responsibility of individual Elected Members to notify the City Council to of
any change to their declared and registered interests. Such changes are then
published. The previous declared interests for the Elected Member concerned have
been notified as having changed and as such relevant updates have been applied.
There is no requirement to continue to record former interests as by definition these
are no longer current.
The Elected Member has not ‘wiped out’ previous declarations. Primary and
secondary legislation in England relating to Local Government and specifically
conduct together with declaration/registration of interests. This is reflected in the local
Code of Conduct for Elected Members within Liverpool City Council’s Constitution. As
a change occurs which necessitates the removal of a former interest which is no
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longer engaged, then an Elected Member notifies the City Council and the Register of
Interests is updated accordingly.
The City Council takes relevant actions in its capacity as Local Planning Authority to
recover any outstanding monies owed as a result of Legal Agreements completed as
part of the planning process.
This concludes our response.
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ithin 28 days of receiving your response.
The matter will be dealt with by an officer who was not previously involved with the response
and we will look to provide a response within 40 days.
If you remain dissatisfied you may also apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision
about whether the request for information has been dealt with in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.
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d the postal address and
telephone numbers are:- Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire SK95AF. Telephone 0303 123 1113, email email@example.com (t
advise that their email is not secure)
Yours sincerely Liverpool City Council