Civic honours

Helen Cross made this Freedom of Information request to Warwick District Council as part of a batch sent to 287 authorities Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

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Dear Warwick District Council,

Please provide me with a list of individuals, groups of people and/or bodies, who have been awarded the freedom of your council area, or any similar award or designation.

By similar award or designation, I mean an honorary civic award bestowed by the council on an individual, company, group or military unit with the intent of recognising their contribution to the local area. This would exclude formal civic offices eg Mayor. I am interested in receiving the information for any period for which you hold the records.

Yours faithfully,

Helen Cross

Warwick District Council

Processing Freedom of Information Request
Freedom of Information #21440
Dear Helen Cross,

We have started processing your Freedom of Information request. A response
may take up to 20 working days. If you have not received a response after
03/08/2023 , please contact [email address].

Your Freedom of Information reference number is #21440.

For your information, the appropriate legislation this information has
been requested under defines a number of exemptions or exceptions which
may prevent release of some or all of the information you have requested.
The District Council will assess your information request in light of
these. If exemptions or exceptions do apply, then the District Council may
decide not to release all, or part, of the information you have requested.
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Regards,

Freedom of Information Officer

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Warwick District Council

Freedom of Information Response
#21440
Dear Helen Cross

The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers were provided the freedom of entry to the
District on 26 June 2013.

This is the only award of its type that has been made by Warwick District
Council since it came into being on 1 April 1974.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. An internal review request should be
submitted in writing within 40 working days of receiving the original
reply and should be addressed to:

Mr. Graham Leach
Warwick District Council
Riverside House,
Milverton Hill,
Leamington Spa,
CV32 5HZ

E-mail: [email address]

You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information
Commissioner's Office. You can contact the ICO using the information
below;

Tel: 0303 123 1113
Live chat: https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/

Regards,

Freedom of Information Officer

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