Allotment waiting list

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Dear Hull City Council,

As of May 2013, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in the Council area for which
the council has access to waiting list data?

2) How many plots are on these sites in total?

3) In total, how many people are on these waiting lists for an
allotment?

4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications?

5) How many sites are there in total in the Council area?

6) Average waiting time for allotment plot ?

Yours faithfully,

Philip cross

Margaret Campbell left an annotation ()

The last part of this request is a tricky one - it'll be interesting to see how they answer.

Information Governance, Hull City Council

Dear Mr Cross

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request - 000763/13

 

We acknowledge receipt of your information request received on 21 May 2013
which is being processed according to the Freedom of Information Act
(2000).

 

The legislation allows us 20 working days to respond which takes us to 19
June 2013.  There are some circumstances under which this deadline may be
extended legally but we will inform you as soon as we know if these apply.

 

 

Questions

 

1) How many allotment sites are there in the Council area for which the
council has access to waiting list data?

 

2) How many plots are on these sites in total?

 

3) In total, how many people are on these waiting lists for an allotment?

 

4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications?

 

5) How many sites are there in total in the Council area?

 

6) Average waiting time for allotment plot ?

 

 

 

 

Should you wish to complain about our response in any way, then this must
initially be done through the Council’s internal review procedure.  Please
contact the Corporate Feedback Team: Freepost RSJC-KKBE-ABXZ, Customer
Feedback Team, Hull City Council.  P.O. Box 15, Hull, HU1 2AB.  Telephone
(01482) 300300, Textphone (01482) 300349. E-Mail
[1][email address].

 

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the internal review then you
may take your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the
government body established to enforce the legislation.  Their details are
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone 01625
545700, Email: [2][email address], web site
[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk.

 

The Council’s Freedom of Information Policy, which includes the charging
policy, is available on request and from the web site
[4]www.hullcc.gov.uk.  Also available is a booklet on ‘Accessing
Information from Hull City Council’ which explains how to request
information and your rights (according to the Data Protection Act 1998 and
The Freedom of Information Act 2000).

 

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

 

Information Governance Team

Town Clerk's Service

Resources Directorate

Hull City Council

Tel: 01482 300300

 

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Information Governance, Hull City Council

Dear Mr Cross

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request - 000763/13

 

With regard to your Freedom of Information request received on 21 May
2013, please find our response below.

 

Questions

 

1) How many allotment sites are there in the Council area for which

the council has access to waiting list data?

 

All 21 sites in Hull

 

2) How many plots are on these sites in total?

 

There are approximately 1800. The actual number of plots varies due to the
splitting and combining of plots.

 

3) In total, how many people are on these waiting lists for an allotment?

 

1212

 

4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications?

 

No

 

5) How many sites are there in total in the Council area?

 

21

 

 

 

6) Average waiting time for allotment plot?

 

We do not calculate the average waiting time for plots.

 

 

We hope that you will be satisfied with our response and should you
require any further information then please do not hesitate to contact
us. 

 

Should you wish to complain about our response in any way, then this must
initially be done through the Council’s internal review procedure.  Please
contact the Corporate Feedback Team: Freepost RSJC-KKBE-ABXZ, Customer
Feedback Team, Hull City Council.  P.O. Box 15, Hull, HU1 2AB.  Telephone
(01482) 300300, Textphone (01482) 300349. E-Mail
[1][email address].

 

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the internal review then you
may take your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the
government body established to enforce the legislation.  Their details are
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone 01625
545700, Email: [2][email address], web site
[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk.

 

The Council’s Freedom of Information Policy, which includes the charging
policy, is available on request and from the web site
[4]www.hullcc.gov.uk.  Also available is a booklet on ‘Accessing
Information from Hull City Council’ which explains how to request
information and your rights (according to the Data Protection Act 1998 and
The Freedom of Information Act 2000).

 

 

Please note that this information may be subject to copyright and supply
of the information to you under the Freedom of Information Act does not
confer an automatic right to re-use it in a way that would infringe
copyright.  You are free to use it for your own purposes, including any
non-commercial research or private study you are carrying out and for
purposes of news reporting.

 

 

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will not confer an automatic right to re-use that information, for example
to publish it. If you wish to re-use the information that we provide and
you do not specify this in your initial application for information then
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Sector Information Regulations 2005 www.opsi.gov.uk - This will not affect
your initial information request.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Edward Jones

Information Governance Officer

Town Clerk's Service

Resources Directorate

Hull City Council

Tel: 01482 300300

 

 

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