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Dear Westminster City Council,

Request summary
Westminster City Council FOIA team:

Request for approval documents authorising paying 2.5% plus VAT of Council home sales proceeds
Please provide to me the name of the officer or councillor that signed the approval or made the final decision and ongoing decision, if different; to pay CityWest Homes's estate agency CWR; 2.5% plus VAT from the proceeds of the sale of council homes as an estate agency sales fee as admitted by yourselves in previous FOIA correspondence.

Please provide copies of the approval actual authority documents or notes that approve paying these above market value fees from the Westminster HRA the Council's own estate agency CWR 'outside of the HRA envelope'.

Decision notes to pay 2.5% plus VAT to CWR
Please provide all supporting or relevant notes that support the decision to pay the fee at this level incuding names of relevant officers or councillors.

As per earlier correspondance you confirm no procurement excercies approaching local companies were undertaken before deciding to pay CWR 2.5%+VAT sales fees from the proceeds of your HRA home sales.

Fee payment and agreement history within the last 6 years
Please provide all details and copies of approvals for all estate agency fees rates, disposal fees rates or selling fees charged to the Westminster HRA from the procceds of Council home sales within the last 6 years.

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Yours faithfully,

H Fearn

Westminster City Council

Information request
Our reference: 8494068

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Our reference: 8494068

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Dear Ms Fearn,
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 1 November
2018.
 
Request summary
Request summary
Westminster City Council FOIA team:
Request for approval documents authorising paying 2.5% plus VAT of Council
home sales proceeds
Please provide to me the name of the officer or councillor that signed the
approval or made the final decision and ongoing decision, if different; to
pay CityWest Homes's estate agency CWR; 2.5% plus VAT from the proceeds of
the sale of council homes as an estate agency sales fee as admitted by
yourselves in previous FOIA correspondence.
Please provide copies of the approval actual authority documents or notes
that approve paying these above market value fees from the Westminster HRA
the Council's own estate agency CWR 'outside of the HRA envelope'.
Decision notes to pay 2.5% plus VAT to CWR
Please provide all supporting or relevant notes that support the decision
to pay the fee at this level incuding names of relevant officers or
councillors.
As per earlier correspondance you confirm no procurement excercies
approaching local companies were undertaken before deciding to pay CWR
2.5%+VAT sales fees from the proceeds of your HRA home sales.
Fee payment and agreement history within the last 6 years
Please provide all details and copies of approvals for all estate agency
fees rates, disposal fees rates or selling fees charged to the Westminster
HRA from the procceds of Council home sales within the last 6 years.
FOIA
Please break into individual requests if necessary to facilitate provision
of information under the act.
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and we aim to send a response by 29 November 2018.
 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 may restrict the release of some or
all of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment
and if any exemptions apply to some or all of the information then we
might not provide that information to you. We will inform you if this is
the case and advise you of your rights to request an internal review and
to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.
 
We will also advise you if we cannot provide you with the information
requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
of how you may appeal (if appropriate).
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Westminster City Council
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Dear Ms Fearn
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 1 November 2018.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.

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Yours sincerely
 
 
Westminster City Council

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