Dear Health and Safety Executive,

Please can you confirm the below:

1) That NO non disclosure agreements where made in regards to the Alton Towers incident between yourselves and Merlin Entertainments

2) Was an investigation held into Leisure Technical Consultants who done all safety inspections at Alton Towers and was this done by an independent company

3) Was LTC (as above) appointed as HSE independent inspector and if so how and why was this decision took when they are the original inspectors ?

Yours faithfully,

Mr Dodsworth

Health and Safety Executive

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Dear Mr Dodsworth

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 201610110

 

Thank you for your request for information about:

 

Alton Towers.

 

Your request was received on 6^th October and I am dealing with it under
the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act).

 

The answers to your questions are as follows:

 

1) – HSE confirm NO non-disclosure agreements were made between ourselves
and Merlin Entertainments.

 

2) – HSE confirm we have not investigated Leisure Technical Consultants.

 

3) - Leisure Technical Consultants were not appointed by HSE as an
independent inspector.

 

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

If you are unhappy with the decisions made by HSE you may ask for an
internal review within two calendar months of the date of this letter by
writing to me.

 

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:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Tel: 01625 545700

Fax: 01625 524510

Email: [1][email address]

Website: [2]http://www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Mrs Marcia Shallcross

FOI Officer

 

HSE

 

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Electra Way

Crewe

CW1 6GJ

 

TEL: 02030 281346

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