Compensation claims submitted under the ACV legislation

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Dear Norfolk County Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide me with a copy of the following:

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Under the Localism Act 2011, the council is required to maintain a list of Assets of Community Value which have been successfully and unsuccessfully nominated since the act came into force in September 2012.

For all Asset of Community Value (Community Right to Bid) nominations the council has received since 2012 I request the following information:

For each property where a compensation claim has been filed against the council as is the owners right under The Localism Act 2011, Part 5, Chapter 3, Section 99. I request a copy of all documents associated with that claim (initial claim documents & if applicable internal review & first tier tribunal documents) including but not limited to the following points :

*The result of the compensation claim
*A copy of all documents submitted with the claim by the owner
*A copy of any additional documents the council considered in deciding the claim
*A copy of the council's decision letter to the property owner
*If the owner requested an internal review of the compensation claim - A copy of all associated documents
*If the owner requested an independent review to the first tier tribunal - A copy of all associated documents

Please note I am aware that my response from the council may contain redacted information (where redaction time is not included in FOI request time calculation).

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I understand that under the Act I am entitled to a response within 20 working days of your receipt of this request.

If my request is denied in whole or in part, I ask that you justify all deletions by reference to specific exemptions of the act. I will also expect you to release all non-exempt material. I reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any information or to charge excessive fees.

I would prefer to receive the information electronically.

If you require any clarification, I expect you to contact me to provide advice and assistance if you find any aspect of this FOI request problematic.

Please acknowledge receipt of this request, and I look forward to receiving the information in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Josh Forrest

Freedom of Information, Norfolk County Council

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Good Morning,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request ENQ-405535-B8Q9R3

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 received on 14 May 2020.
 
We have up to 20 working days in which to deal with your request; however,
the current circumstances relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) may impact on
our ability to meet deadlines and so we may take longer to provide you
with a response.

 

If we require clarification regarding your request, we will contact you to
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or not to release the information to you.

 

We will also provide an explanation if any information is not released to
you.

 

Should you have any queries regarding your request, please contact the
team by email [1][email address] or by telephone
01603 222661.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Sarah Cooper, Business Support Assistant

Information Compliance Team

Dept: 01603 222661

Bay 7-9, Ground Floor, County Hall, Norwich

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Freedom of Information, Norfolk County Council

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Dear Mr Forrest

 

Freedom of Information Request ENQ-405535-B8Q9R3

 

I refer to your request for information dated 14 May 2020. 

 

You asked:

For all Asset of Community Value (Community Right to Bid) nominations the
council has received since 2012 I request the following information:

 

For each property where a compensation claim has been filed against the
council as is the owners right under The Localism Act 2011, Part 5,
Chapter 3, Section 99. I request a copy of all documents associated with
that claim (initial claim documents & if applicable  internal review &
first tier tribunal documents) including but not limited to the following
points :

 

*The result of the compensation claim

*A copy of all documents submitted with the claim by the owner *A copy of
any additional documents the council considered in deciding the claim *A
copy of the council's decision letter to the property owner *If the owner
requested an internal review of the compensation claim - A copy of all
associated documents *If the owner requested an independent review to the
first tier tribunal - A copy of all associated documents

 

Our response:

 

I am afraid that the County Council does not hold the information that you
have requested.

 

I understand, however that you can obtain the information from

[1][email address]

[2][email address]

[3][email address]

[4][email address]

[5][email address]

[6][email address]

[7][email address]

 

If this request was sent to Norfolk County Council as part of a mailing
list, we would appreciate it if you would remove us to save us receiving
further requests on this specific matter as this is a function of the
District/Borough/City Councils in Norfolk.

 

If you are dissatisfied with our handling of your request you have the
right of appeal through the Council’s internal review procedure by setting
out the grounds of your appeal in writing to:

 

[8][email address]

or Information Compliance Team

Room 043

County Hall

Martineau Lane

Norwich

NR1 2DH

 

An appeal should be submitted within 40 working days of the date of this
notice and should be identified as "FOI Appeal".

 

If you are dissatisfied after pursuing the complaints procedure, you may
apply to the Information Commissioner under Section 50 of the Act for a
decision whether your request for information has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of Part I of the Act.  Refer to the ICO
Website at: [9]https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ for advice on how to report a
concern.  Or you can write to them at:

 

First Contact Team

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane, Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely

 

Bev Whittaker, Senior Information Compliance Officer 

Information Management 

Tel: 01603 638017 | Dept: 01603 222661

Bays 7,8 & 9, Ground Floor, South Wing, County Hall, Martineau Lane,
Norwich 

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From: Freedom of Information
Sent: 15 May 2020 09:23
To: Josh Forrest <[FOI #664945 email]>
Subject: ENQ-405535-B8Q9R3 Freedom of Information request - Compensation
claims submitted under the ACV legislation

 

Good Morning,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request ENQ-405535-B8Q9R3

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 received on 14 May 2020.
 
We have up to 20 working days in which to deal with your request; however,
the current circumstances relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) may impact on
our ability to meet deadlines and so we may take longer to provide you
with a response.

 

If we require clarification regarding your request, we will contact you to
explain this. The 20 working day period will then start from the day that
we receive your clarification.
 
You will also be informed in advance if there is a charge for supplying
copies of the information.

 

Please also be aware that, if the requested information contains
references to any third parties, we may need to consult these individuals
about the release of their personal data before making a decision whether
or not to release the information to you.

 

We will also provide an explanation if any information is not released to
you.

 

Should you have any queries regarding your request, please contact the
team by email [15][email address] or by telephone
01603 222661.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Sarah Cooper, Business Support Assistant

Information Compliance Team

Dept: 01603 222661

Bay 7-9, Ground Floor, County Hall, Norwich

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