Allotments and waiting lists

Margaret Campbell made this Freedom of Information request to King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council

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Margaret Campbell

Dear King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council,

Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2013, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in Kings Lynn & West Norfolk for which the Council has access to waiting list data?

2) What is the total number of plots on these sites?

3) What is the total number of people on waiting lists for these sites?

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

5) How many new allotment sites on council land were brought into use in 2011 and 2012? Please give:
a) number of new sites
b) names of new sites
c) total area of new land in hectares
d) total number of new plots

Yours faithfully,

Margaret Campbell

Margaret Campbell

Dear King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council,

Please would you confirm that you received my request of 7th January for information on allotments and waiting lists.

Many thanks,

Margaret Campbell

Richard Mann,

Dear Ms Campbell

Apologies, yes we have received it - I have a reply ready for you which
I will send in the next day or so.

Regards

Richard Mann

Information Officer

Legal Services

Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk

( Tel: (01553) 616686
6 Fax: (01553) 616728
: [email address]

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Dear Richard Mann,

On the 7th January I sent a request for information on allotments and waiting lists. By law, you should normally have responded promptly and by 4 February 2013.

I'd be grateful if you could follow this up.

Many thanks,

Margaret Campbell

Richard Mann,

Dear Ms Campbell

Thank you for your e-mail. Please accept my apologies for the delay in replying.

I can advise the following in answer to your original questions:

1. 10
2. 457
3. 35
4. No
5. None

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Yours sincerely

Richard Mann

Information Officer

Legal Services

Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk

 

( Tel: (01553) 616686
6 Fax: (01553) 616728 
:  [email address]

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Terry Setchell left an annotation ()

If there are 35 people currently on the waiting lists, then why are the allotments at the rear of Losinga road being closed down and the tenant evicted after being the tenant of the plots for almost 50 years?