Capping Leaseholder Service Charges

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Dear Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea,

1. Did you respond to the consultation on capping service charges (see https://www.gov.uk/government/consultati...
2. If you did,
a. please supply a copy of the response;
b. Please give the name and job title of the officer who drew up the response.
c. Please give the name and title of the most senior officer to approve the response.
d. Please supply the name(s) of any Councillor(s) who approved the response.
3. Please set out on how many occasions between 1st January 2007 and today you have applied the Discretionary Directions on capping service charges to any of your leaseholders.

Yours faithfully,

Peter Wright

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Dear Mr. Wright

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REF: 2013-1192

 

I am writing to confirm that we received your information request on 2
December 2013. For your information and future communications your request
has been allocated the reference number FOI2013-1192. Please quote this
reference in any future correspondence. 

 

We will consider your request and respond in accordance with the
requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Our duty is to
respond promptly or at least within 20 working days.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Robin Yu

Information Protection Assistant

Information Governance Team

Information Systems Division (ISD)

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Web: [1]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

 

 

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Referred by the Borough to the TMO who have sent an acknowledgement of both the request to them and the one to the Borough.

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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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Dear Mr. Wright

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REF: 2013-1192

 

I am responding to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000,
which we received on 2 December 2013, for information held by the Council.
You requested:

 

1. Did you respond to the consultation on capping service charges (see
[1]https://www.gov.uk/government/consultati...
Yes

2. If you did,

a. please supply a copy of the response; attached

b. Please give the name and job title of the officer who drew up the
response. Daniel Woods, Assistant Director, Homeownership TMO, Celia
Caliskan, General Needs Housing Commissioning Manager, RBKC

c. Please give the name and title of the most senior officer to approve
the response. Laura Johnson, Director of Housing, Robert Black, Chief
Executive, TMO

d. Please supply the name(s) of any Councillor(s) who approved the
response. Cllr R Feilding-Mellen, Cabinet Member for Housing, Cllr Q
Marshall, Chair of Housing and Property Scrutiny Committee

3. Please set out on how many occasions between 1st January 2007 and today
you have applied the Discretionary Directions on capping service charges
to any of your leaseholders. No capping of service charges has taken
place since 2007.

 

Complaints

 

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for ensuring compliance with FOIA.  

 

Yours sincerely

 

Robin Yu

Information Protection Assistant

Information Governance Team

Information Systems Division (ISD)

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Web: [3]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

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