Application - APP/D0650/A/10/2121435

Mike Highton made this Freedom of Information request to Planning Inspectorate

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The request was partially successful.

Dear Planning Inspectorate,

Re: Application - APP/D0650/A/10/2121435 (Occasions, Ascot Avenue, Runcorn, CHESHIRE. WA7 4YW)

I would like to request a copy of the following information;

1. A copy of the decision of the Inspectorate's decision for this Appleal.

2. A copy of ALL information pertaining to the application USED in forming the Inspectorate's decision.

3. A copy of ALL information pertaining to the application NOT USED in forming the Inspectorate's decision.

4. A copy of ALL information held by the Inspectorate - pertaining to the application - in any form, notes, photographs, telephone messages etc....

5. A copy of ALL protocols, policies, procedures relating to the application.

6. A copy of 'SITE VISIT' protocols, policies,procedures.

7. A copy of the 'Unaccompanied Site Visit' process.

8. A copy of the 'Accompanied Site Visit' process.

9. A copy of the 'Notification of a Site Visit' process.

10. A copy of ALL notes, records, reports compiled during the Site Visit for this application.

11. A copy of ANY other information relating to this application - not referred to above.

12. A copy of the details of all parties notified of the decision of this application.

I am more than happy to received electronic copies of this information where practicable.

Yours faithfully,

Mike Highton


Thank you for your e-mail. It is receiving attention and, where a reply
is required, we will send one as soon as possible.

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Long, Martin,

Dear Mr Highton

I acknowledge receipt of your email below requesting information from
the Planning Inspectorate. Under the requirements of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004, and
unless we require further information from you in order to answer your
request, then you should expect to receive a response within the next 20
working days.

Please note that in respect of your request 1, a copy of the Inspector's
decision on this appeal is already publicly available through the
Planning Portal by following the attached link and the instructions

We also publish guidance about making, and taking part in planning
appeals which you may find useful

Whilst we are happy to consider your request and provide information to
you at the address listed, you may wish to note that any material
supplied may be subject to crown copyright, and in respect of planning
appeal submissions may be the copyright of the parties which supplied
them. In advance of providing you with any information you may wish to
be aware of the standard wording provided by DEFRA in respect of
information supplied under the Environmental Information Regulations:

"The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your
own purposes, including any non-commercial research you are doing and
for the purposes of news reporting. Any other re-use, for example
commercial publication, would require the permission of the copyright
holder. [Most documents supplied by this department will have been
produced by government officials and will be Crown Copyright. You can
find details on the arrangements for re-using Crown copyright on OPSI
(Office of Public Sector Information) at:

If you have any queries then please contact me at the address below.

Yours sincerely

Martin Long
Information Management
The Planning Inspectorate
Room 5/05 Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Temple Quay
Tel: 0117 3728922

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Palmer, Bob,

Dear Mr Highton

I am afraid that due to the volume of information it will not be
possible to send it electronically.

Unless you indicate otherwise, it will be posted to the following
address, which we have as your contact address on the appeal file.

[address details hidden]

Yours sincerely

Bob Palmer

Quality Assurance Unit
Planning Inspectorate
Room 4/11, Eagle Wing
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Temple Quay
Bristol, BS1 6PN

Tel: 0117 372 8237
GTN 1371 8237

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Dear Palmer, Bob,

I will consider your advice as to include ALL documentation requested, to be sent in hard copy form.

Why can you not provide an electronic version of the information, which IS currently available in this format? The majority of application requests, decisions & appeals are usually in electronic form - thus enabling you to 'Save Paper'.

Yours sincerely,

Mike Highton

Palmer, Bob,

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Dear Mr Highton

Please find attached my reply and information relating to your request.
Other information has been sent to you today by post.

Yours sincerely

Bob Palmer

Quality Assurance Unit
Planning Inspectorate
Room 4/11, Eagle Wing
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Temple Quay
Bristol, BS1 6PN

Tel: 0117 372 8237
GTN 1371 8237

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J A Giggins left an annotation ()

Have the Planning Inspectorate breached the Data Protection Act by publishing the requestor's address on this site?

Alex Skene left an annotation ()

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