Council Pension Investments/Ethics

Pamela Stoneman made this Freedom of Information request to Perth and Kinross Council

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Dear Perth and Kinross Council,

Does the council invest any money in payday loan firms via your pension investment vehicles?

If so would it be possible to give a monetary value or percentage (average) as to how much this is, please?

Finally could you state what firm or firms they are?

Yours faithfully,

Pamela Stoneman

FOI - Generic Email Account, Perth and Kinross Council

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Claire Wardlaw                                   

Freedom of Information Officer

Chief Executive's Service

Perth & Kinross Council

Tel: 01738 477935

Fax: 01738 477939

 

 

 

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or distribute its contents or use them in any way: please advise
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Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited and
TACTRAN do not warrant that this email or any attachments are
virus-free and does not accept any liability for any loss or damage
resulting from any virus infection. Perth & Kinross Council may
monitor or examine any emails received by its email system.

The information contained in this email may not be the views of
Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited or TACTRAN.
It is possible for email to be falsified and the sender cannot be
held responsible for the integrity of the information contained in it.

Requests to Perth & Kinross Council under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act should be directed to the Freedom of
Information Team - email: [Perth and Kinross Council request email]

General enquiries to Perth & Kinross Council should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475000.

General enquiries to Live Active Leisure Limited should be made
to
[email address] or 01738 454654.

General enquiries to TACTRAN should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475775.

Securing the future... - Improving services - Enhancing quality of
life - Making best use of public resources.

FOI - Generic Email Account, Perth and Kinross Council

Dear Ms Stoneman

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act  2002

Request for Information – Pension Investments

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information dated 30 December
2013.

 

I understand that the information you seek is:-

 

Does the council invest any money in payday loan firms via your pension
investment vehicles?

 

If so would it be possible to give a monetary value or percentage
(average) as to how much this is, please?

 

Finally could you state what firm or firms they are?

 

I am currently dealing with your request and will issue my response no
later than Thursday 30 January 2014 which is 20 working days as permitted
in terms of section 10(1) of the above legislation.

 

If you do not agree with my interpretation of your request you should
contact me immediately.

 

Please use the reference Number ATI 2013 12 31 001 in any future
correspondence relating to this request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Claire Wardlaw                                   

Freedom of Information Officer

Chief Executive's Service

Perth & Kinross Council

Tel: 01738 477935

Fax: 01738 477939

 

 

 

Securing the future... - Improving services - Enhancing quality of
life - Making best use of public resources.

The information in this email is solely for the intended recipients.

If you are not an intended recipient, you must not disclose, copy,
or distribute its contents or use them in any way: please advise
the sender immediately and delete this email.

Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited and
TACTRAN do not warrant that this email or any attachments are
virus-free and does not accept any liability for any loss or damage
resulting from any virus infection. Perth & Kinross Council may
monitor or examine any emails received by its email system.

The information contained in this email may not be the views of
Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited or TACTRAN.
It is possible for email to be falsified and the sender cannot be
held responsible for the integrity of the information contained in it.

Requests to Perth & Kinross Council under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act should be directed to the Freedom of
Information Team - email: [Perth and Kinross Council request email]

General enquiries to Perth & Kinross Council should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475000.

General enquiries to Live Active Leisure Limited should be made
to
[email address] or 01738 454654.

General enquiries to TACTRAN should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475775.

Securing the future... - Improving services - Enhancing quality of
life - Making best use of public resources.

FOI - Generic Email Account, Perth and Kinross Council

FOI - Generic Email Account would like to recall the message, "FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST - OUR REF ATI 2013 12 31 001 - Pension Investments".

Securing the future... - Improving services - Enhancing quality of
life - Making best use of public resources.

The information in this email is solely for the intended recipients.

If you are not an intended recipient, you must not disclose, copy,
or distribute its contents or use them in any way: please advise
the sender immediately and delete this email.

Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited and
TACTRAN do not warrant that this email or any attachments are
virus-free and does not accept any liability for any loss or damage
resulting from any virus infection. Perth & Kinross Council may
monitor or examine any emails received by its email system.

The information contained in this email may not be the views of
Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited or TACTRAN.
It is possible for email to be falsified and the sender cannot be
held responsible for the integrity of the information contained in it.

Requests to Perth & Kinross Council under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act should be directed to the Freedom of
Information Team - email: [Perth and Kinross Council request email]

General enquiries to Perth & Kinross Council should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475000.

General enquiries to Live Active Leisure Limited should be made
to
[email address] or 01738 454654.

General enquiries to TACTRAN should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475775.

Securing the future... - Improving services - Enhancing quality of
life - Making best use of public resources.

FOI - Generic Email Account, Perth and Kinross Council

Dear Ms Stoneman

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Request for Information – Pension Investments

 

I refer to your request for information dated 30 December 2013.

 

The information you requested was:-

 

Does the council invest any money in payday loan firms via your pension
investment vehicles?

 

If so would it be possible to give a monetary value or percentage
(average) as to how much this is, please?

 

Finally could you state what firm or firms they are?

 

Relative to the above, I am advised that this information is not held. 
Dundee City Council administer pension investment on behalf of Perth &
Kinross Council.  In terms of section 17(1)(b) of the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002, this is formal notice that this
information is not held.

 

You have a right to request a review of the Council’s decision. Please
click [1]here to view a copy of our information leaflet which explains the
right of review.

 

Should you require any further explanation or assistance please do not
hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Claire Wardlaw                                   

Freedom of Information Officer

Chief Executive's Service

Perth & Kinross Council

Tel: 01738 477935

Fax: 01738 477939

 

 

 

Securing the future... - Improving services - Enhancing quality of
life - Making best use of public resources.

The information in this email is solely for the intended recipients.

If you are not an intended recipient, you must not disclose, copy,
or distribute its contents or use them in any way: please advise
the sender immediately and delete this email.

Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited and
TACTRAN do not warrant that this email or any attachments are
virus-free and does not accept any liability for any loss or damage
resulting from any virus infection. Perth & Kinross Council may
monitor or examine any emails received by its email system.

The information contained in this email may not be the views of
Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited or TACTRAN.
It is possible for email to be falsified and the sender cannot be
held responsible for the integrity of the information contained in it.

Requests to Perth & Kinross Council under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act should be directed to the Freedom of
Information Team - email: [Perth and Kinross Council request email]

General enquiries to Perth & Kinross Council should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475000.

General enquiries to Live Active Leisure Limited should be made
to
[email address] or 01738 454654.

General enquiries to TACTRAN should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475775.

Securing the future... - Improving services - Enhancing quality of
life - Making best use of public resources.

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