Communications between LB Lewisham and Election Reform Services regarding the Achilles Street ballot

Paul Burnham made this Freedom of Information request to Lewisham Borough Council

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Dear Lewisham Borough Council,

Please release all communications between LB Lewisham and the ballot administrator Election Reform Services regarding the running of the regeneration ballot at Achilles Street Estate in 2019, including the aftermath of the ballot.

Please include all media: Email, WhatsApp, Teams Meetings, and any others.; and all attached documents.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Burnham

Foi, Customer, Lewisham Borough Council

Dear Paul Burnham,

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000
Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Reference No: 12445073

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normally before the end of 24 February 2022

Foi, Customer, Lewisham Borough Council

Dear Paul Burnham

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000
Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Reference No: 12445073

Further to your Freedom of Information Act request made to London Borough of Lewisham, we would like to take this opportunity to offer you our sincere apologies for the delay in providing you with a response to your request and for any inconvenience caused.

In addition to our apologies, please also accept our assurances that we are continuing to progress your request as quickly as we can.

Yours sincerely

Senior Customer Resolutions Officer
FOI/EIR Team
Corporate Complaints and Casework Team
Corporate Resources Directorate
Lewisham Council

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Dear Foi, Customer,

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000
Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Reference No: 12445073
Subject: Communications between LB Lewisham and Election Reform Services regarding the Achilles Street ballot.

The above FOI request was submitted on 27 January this year, and according to the law should normally have been responded to by 24 February.

On 25 February, you sent me a message apologising for delay and promising "that we are continuing to progress your request as quickly as we can".

As the substantive response to my question is now 21 days overdue by my reckoning, I would be grateful if you could send the reply at your earliest convenience.

Yours sincerely,

Paul Burnham

Foi, Customer, Lewisham Borough Council

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Due by 24 Feb. 25 Feb, holding response. 03 April, email chase.

Foi, Customer, Lewisham Borough Council

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Dear Paul Burnham

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000
Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Reference No: 12445073

Thank you for your request for information held by London Borough of Lewisham. We sincerely apologise for the delay in responding to your request and for any inconvenience this may have caused you. Please find below, a copy of your request and our response.

Request:

Please release all communications between LB Lewisham and the ballot administrator Election Reform Services regarding the running of the regeneration ballot at Achilles Street Estate in 2019, including the aftermath of the ballot.

Please include all media: Email, WhatsApp, Teams Meetings, and any others.; and all attached documents.

Response:

Please find attached all documents held within the scope of the request. Please note, 3rd party information such as names and email addresses have been redacted where appropriate to avoid breaching data protection as well as information out of scope of the original request. The Council do not hold any further recorded information.

We hope you will find this information helpful.

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https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/

Telephone: 0303 123 1113.

Address: Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Yours sincerely

Senior Customer Resolutions Officer
FOI/EIR Team
Corporate Complaints and Casework Team
Corporate Resources Directorate
Lewisham Council

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