Carbon Neutral Goals

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, South Kesteven District Council should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear South Kesteven District Council,

I am writing to request details of the date/year your council and/or each of the wards or districts within your council have committed to becoming carbon neutral, in light of the climate emergency declared by the government last month.

I would also like to know the details of any specific plans in place to help you/them achieve this goal.

Kindest regards

Jo Price

Customer Services, South Kesteven District Council

Dear Ms Price,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 Information Request Acknowledgement

Reference No: 1585304

Thank you for your request for information, this has been registered with us on 27/06/2019 09:11:50

Your request has now been assigned to the relevant department. We will provide you with a response within 20 working days, in this case no later than (25/07/2019 09:11:50).

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Yours sincerely
South Kesteven District Council
Customer Service Department

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Customer Services, South Kesteven District Council

Dear Ms Price

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request

Reference No: 1585304

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 dated 27/06/2019 09:11:50. A summary of your request is as follows:

Request Summary

I am writing to request details of the date/year your council and/or each of the wards or districts within your council have committed to becoming carbon neutral, in light of the climate emergency declared by the government last month.

I would also like to know the details of any specific plans in place to help you/them achieve this goal.

Our response is:

The Council currently has not committed to becoming carbon neutral.

The Council's Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee has plans to work on the "climate change" agenda as part of its work programme.

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact:

Ian Yates

Further information about freedom of information is also available from the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely

Ian Yates

[email address]

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Dear Customer Services,

Thank you for your response.

Do you have a set date by which your climate change strategy will be completed?

Can I also please request permission to reuse this info within a digital campaign for one of our brands, highlighting the work councils across the UK are undertaking to help tackle climate change?

Yours sincerely,

Jo Price

Dear South Kesteven District Council,

Could you please advise whether I have permission to reuse the information provided to me in July, as per my request on 24/7.

Yours faithfully,

Jo Price

Dear South Kesteven District Council,

Could you please advise whether I have permission to reuse the information provided to me in July asap, as per my request on 24/7.

Yours sincerely,

Jo Price

IAN YATES, South Kesteven District Council

Dear Jo

 

I apologise for the delay to your email regarding use of information.

 

The Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information
Regulations give you wide-ranging rights to obtain information from us. 
They do not automatically give you the right to make any further use of
that information.

You can read the information we provide, quote it or make reference to it.

 

If you wish to copy, publish or re-use it for commercial purposes, you
must contact us to obtain our permission.

If you copy, publish or re-use it without permission you are breaching
copyright.

The Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations set out the conditions
under which public bodies can make information available for re-use.

 

As a way of update please refer to the 26th September Council Meeting
where a Climate Emergency was supported, I hope the link below is
helpful:-

 

[1]http://moderngov.southkesteven.gov.uk/mg...

 

 

Best regards

Ian

 

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Dear IAN YATES,

I understand that we must request permission to re-use the content, which is the reason for my previous message. Can you please advise whether you will grant us permission to re-use the content or if you are declining this request?

Thank you for the updated information, I will update this in my database.

Yours sincerely,

Jo Price

Dear Customer Services,

Can I please request permission to reuse the info provided in the below FOI request (and relevant information within any links provided) within a digital campaign for one of our brands, highlighting the work councils across the UK are undertaking to help tackle climate change? A response is needed for this asap.

Yours sincerely,

Jo Price