Communications with other Councils re: Coal, Gas and/or Oil extraction.

Alan Rundle made this Freedom of Information request to Flintshire County Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was refused by Flintshire County Council.

Dear Flintshire Council,

Please provide copies of all emails, letters and faxes between officers of Flintshire Council and any North Wales Councillors, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Councillors, Liverpool City Councillors, and Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Councillors, between 15 January 2013 and 1 January 2015, in connection with Coal, Gas and/or oil extraction from the Dee Estuary, the Irish Sea and Liverpool Bay.

Yours faithfully,

Alan Rundle

Flintshire County Council

I am out of the office until 05/01/2015.
please contact / cysylltwch a Robert Robins (ext 2320)or Margaret
Parry-Jones (ext 2427) or Ceri Owen (ext 2305) in my absence
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Deellir na fydd unrhyw safbwyntiau, na chynghorion, na

chasgliadau nac unrhyw wybodaeth arall yn y neges hon,

nad ydynt yn berthnasol i waith swyddogol

Cyngor Sir y Fflint, yn cael eu cynnig na'u cadarnhau ganddo

nac ar ei ran, ac felly ni fydd Cyngor Sir y Fflint yn derbyn

unrhyw gyfrifoldeb am y rhannau hynny o'r neges.

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whatsoever in respect thereof.
Deellir na fydd unrhyw safbwyntiau, na chynghorion, na
chasgliadau nac unrhyw wybodaeth arall yn y neges hon,
nad ydynt yn berthnasol i waith swyddogol
Cyngor Sir y Fflint, yn cael eu cynnig na'u cadarnhau ganddo
nac ar ei ran, ac felly ni fydd Cyngor Sir y Fflint yn derbyn
unrhyw gyfrifoldeb am y rhannau hynny o'r neges.
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Flintshire County Council

Dear Mr Rundle

Thank you for your request for information which is acknowledged.

As the Environment Information Regulations are relevant to your request it
has been forwarded to the Planning & Environment department.

If you send any further correspondence about this request, please include
the reference number and either e.mail it to [Flintshire Council request email], or
post it to Freedom of Information, Flintshire County Council, Legal and
Democratic Services, County Hall, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 6NA.

Yours sincerely
FOI Contact Officer

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Opinions advice, conclusions and other information in this

message that do not relate to the official business of

Flintshire County Council shall be understood as neither

given nor endorsed by it or on its behalf, and consequently

Flintshire County Council shall bear no respon! sibility

whatsoever in respect thereof.

Deellir na fydd unrhyw safbwyntiau, na chynghorion, na

chasgliadau nac unrhyw wybodaeth arall yn y neges hon,

nad ydynt yn berthnasol i waith swyddogol

Cyngor Sir y Fflint, yn cael eu cynnig na'u cadarnhau ganddo

nac ar ei ran, ac felly ni fydd Cyngor Sir y Fflint yn derbyn

unrhyw gyfrifoldeb am y rhannau hynny o'r neges.

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Flintshire County Council

Mr Alan Rundle Eich Cyf/Your Ref
Ein Cyf/Our Ref R009300
Dyddiad/Date 12/01/2015
Gofynner am/Ask for Lesley Matischok
Rhif Union/Direct Dial 01352 703448

Dear Mr Rundle

I write in relation to your request for information where you have asked
for the following:

Please  provide copies of  all emails, letters and faxes between officers
of Flintshire Council and any North Wales Councillors, Wirral Metropolitan
Borough Councillors, Liverpool City Councillors, and Liverpool City Region
Combined Authority Councillors, between 15 January 2013 and 1 January
2015, in connection with Coal, Gas and/or oil extraction from the Dee
Estuary, the Irish Sea and Liverpool Bay.
Your request is being dealt with under the Environmental Information
Regulations Act 2004.

Regulation 12 (4) A public authority may refuse to disclose environmental
information requested if:-

(a) It does not hold the information.

A thorough check has been made in relation to the above information you
have requested and no details are held.

The contents of this communication and any enclosed documents are subject
to copyright protection.  It has been sent to you for your information and
you may use it for any non-commercial research you may be doing or
undertaking.  Its contents can also be used for the purposes of news
reporting.  Any other re-use, for example, commercial publication or
publication on a website, requires the permission of this Council.  If you
wish to re-use this information please contact us, letting us know how you
wish to re-use it and what the intended audience will be so that we can
consider your request.  This information should be sent to:  The Records
Manager, Flintshire County Council, County Hall, Mold, Flintshire  CH7
6NB, or [email address]

I hope this answers all the points raised in your request

Yours sincerely

Lesley Matischok

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION REGULATION
COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

This procedure is exclusively for dealing with complaints in relation to
the operation of the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) within
Flintshire County Council (Council).

This procedure applies to any person who considers that their request has
not been properly handled or who is otherwise dissatisfied with the
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Before making a complaint you are encouraged to contact the officer
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oversight which can quickly be rectified.

The stages of the complaints procedure:-

1.        Any complaint should be made in writing addressed to the EIR
complaints officer, Democratic Services, County Hall, Mold or by e-mail to
[email address] giving full details of your complaint.  It must be
made within 40 working days of the alleged failure to comply with the EIR.

2.        Your complaint will be referred to a complaints officer to
investigate and carry out an internal review of the original response to
your request.  This person will not have made the original decision on
your request and will be a senior officer of the Council.

3.        The first task of the complaints officer having read your
complaint is to send you a written acknowledgement with a target date for
a decision on it.  If the review has not been completed by the target
date, at that time you will be written to explaining the reasons for this
and giving a revised target date.  The complaint will be dealt with as
quickly as it can be and in any event within 40 working days of when the
complaint was received.

4.        Following a thorough internal review you will receive a written
response to your complaint which will advise you of your right to appeal
to the Information Commissioner if you remain dissatisfied.

5.        The intention of this complaints procedure is to provide an
internal review process that is fair, impartial, clear and simple and
carried out quickly.

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Opinions advice, conclusions and other information in this

message that do not relate to the official business of

Flintshire County Council shall be understood as neither

given nor endorsed by it or on its behalf, and consequently

Flintshire County Council shall bear no responsibility </p! >

whatsoever in respect thereof.

Deellir na fydd unrhyw safbwyntiau, na chynghorion, na

chasgliadau nac unrhyw wybodaeth arall yn y neges hon,

nad ydynt yn berthnasol i waith swyddogol

Cyngor Sir y Fflint, yn cael eu cynnig na'u cadarnhau ganddo

nac ar ei ran, ac felly ni fydd Cyngor Sir y Fflint yn derbyn

unrhyw gyfrifoldeb am y rhannau hynny o'r neges.

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