Correspondence with UK Oil and Gas PLC

Tony Hirst made this Freedom of Information request to Isle of Wight Council

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Dear Isle of Wight Council,

Further to a previous request for the following information under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations as and where applicable:

· Copies of correspondence and documents received from, or on behalf of, UK Oil and Gas PLC within the last three years regarding exploration and appraisal of hydrocarbon minerals on the Isle of Wight in addition to documents already available on the Isle of Wight Council's public planning portal.

· Copies of correspondence and documents received from, or on behalf of, UK Oil and Gas PLC within the last three years regarding potential financial disbursements or other financial considerations returned to the Isle of Wight economy, howsoever, arising from the exploitation of hydrocarbon minerals on the Isle of Wight.

· Copies of all correspondence and documents not already covered by this request sent to UK Oil and Gas PLC, or their agents, within the last three years including but not limited to those relating to: a) exploration and appraisal of hydrocarbon minerals on the Isle of Wight; b) potential financial disbursements or other financial considerations.

In the event of your not being able to accede to any individual request above, in whole or in part, please treat each separate item, in part, as a separate request independent of the others and respond appropriately to each.

Please can the above requests for information be treated as a request applied to units across the Isle of Wight Council as a whole, including but not limited to the Corporate Information Unit, and not just as a query to the local planning authority.

Yours faithfully,

Tony Hirst

Lewis, Alexandra, Isle of Wight Council

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Dear Mr Hirst

 

Thank you for your information request dated 27^th July 2020

 

Please find below information from the planning department relevant to
your request, I have also requested this be passed over to other
departments.

 

Further to a previous request for the following information under the
terms of the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information
Regulations as and where applicable:

 

· Copies of correspondence and documents received from, or on behalf of,
UK Oil and Gas PLC within the last three years regarding exploration and
appraisal of hydrocarbon minerals on the Isle of Wight in addition to
documents already available on the Isle of Wight Council's public planning
portal.

 

All documents other than those attached (which I believe you have already
been sent) are publicly available to view within public access [1]here

As previously advised the pre application advise is confidential and
therefore I am unable to provide

 

· Copies of correspondence and documents received from, or on behalf of,
UK Oil and Gas PLC within the last three years regarding potential
financial disbursements or other financial considerations returned to the
Isle of Wight economy, howsoever, arising from the exploitation of
hydrocarbon minerals on the Isle of Wight.

 

Please see link above

 

· Copies of all correspondence and documents not already covered by this
request sent to UK Oil and Gas PLC, or their agents, within the last three
years including but not limited to those relating to: a) exploration and
appraisal of hydrocarbon minerals on the Isle of Wight; b) potential
financial disbursements or other financial considerations.

 

Please see link above

 

In the event of your not being able to accede to any individual request
above, in whole or in part, please treat each separate item, in part, as a
separate request independent of the others and respond appropriately to
each.

 

Please can the above requests for information be treated as a request
applied to units across the Isle of Wight Council as a whole, including
but not limited to the Corporate Information Unit, and not just as a query
to the local planning authority.

Some of the information that we provide in response to Freedom of
Information Act requests may be subject to copyright protection. In most
cases the copyright will be owned by the Isle of Wight Council. The
copyright in other information may be owned by another person or
organization, as indicated on the information itself.

 

You are free to use any information supplied for your own non-commercial,
research, or private study purposes. However, if you intend to use the
information for other reasons, please contact the Corporate Information
Unit for advice.

 

Please contact me again if you require any further assistance on this
matter and I will do my best to provide relevant help and advice.

 

If you have any complaints in respect of your information request, please
write to the Corporate Information Unit at County Hall, High Street,
Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1UD; or by email to
[2][Isle of Wight Council request email], or complete the on-line appeals form that can
be found at [3]www.iwight.com. If your complaint is not resolved to your
complete satisfaction, you have the ultimate right, once you have
exhausted the internal appeals process, to appeal to the Information
Commissioner.

 

 

Alexandra Lewis (Mrs) | Development Control Technician | Planning Services
| Isle of Wight Council |

Seaclose Offices | Fairlee Road | Newport | Isle of Wight | PO30 2QS

Tel: (01983) 823552 | Email: [4][email address]

Web: [5]www.iow.gov.uk

 

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3. http://www.iwight.com/
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5. http://www.iow.gov.uk/