Concessionary travel passes

Northampton Borough Council did not have the information requested.

Dear Sir or Madam,

I would like to make a request as regards to the concessionary travel arrangements in your authority under the terms of Freedom of Information Act.

1. Does your authority provide concessionary travel passes to those individuals registered with their local Social Services department as disabled on the grounds of being a mental health user or survivor?

2. If your authority does have such arrangements why was the decision taken to extend the scheme in this way and what arrangements are in place?

3. If your authority does not have such arrangements does your authority have some other arrangement beyond the statuary minimum to provide passes to those with mental health issues?

4. If your authority does not have such arrangements why was the decision taken not to extend the scheme in this way and has consideration been given to extending the scheme in this way in the future?

5. Would it be possible to provide copies of any relevant policy documents you may have?

Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Eriksohn

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Requests, Northampton Borough Council

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Dear Mr Eriksohn

Please find attached the Council's response to your request for
information as detailed below. Please note that I am transferring your
request to Northamptonshire County Council as they hold this

Judy Goodman
Information Management
Northampton Borough Council
Borough Solicitor's Department
The Guildhall
St Giles Street
Northampton, NN1 1DE
Tel No. 01604 837409

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Freedom of Information,

10^th February, 2009

Dear Mr Eriksohn,

Freedom of Information Request - Concessionary Travel Passes

I am writing to acknowledge your request for information dated 30^th
January, 2009.

We are dealing with your request and will be in contact with you soon. If
you have any queries about this email, please contact me quoting the
reference FR1173 in any future communications.

You should expect a further response within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely,

Jennifer Talbot

Freedom of Information and Data Protection Administrative Assistant

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Maria Damigos,

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Dear Mr Eriksohn

Please see attached.

Yours sincerely

Maria Damigos
Assistant Freedom of Information/Data Protection Officer
Legal and Democratic Services
Northamptonshire County Council
Tel 01604 236707

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