Councillor Kath Homer

Bill Madderson made this Freedom of Information request to Northumberland County Council

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Dear Northumberland County Council,
Dear Sir

Can you please provide me with the number of hotel rooms booked and purchased for Councillor Homer for NCC and recognised affiliated Business.?
The name of the Hotels Booked.?
The dates of her business trips?
The venues or events the rooms were booked against/for?
The cost of those bookings?
All answers to cover the last twelve months time period please?

Yours faithfully,

Bill Madderson

Northumberland County Council

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Our Ref: 8044  

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Dear Northumberland County Council,
Can we ask what's the hold up on this FOI

Yours faithfully,

Bill Madderson

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Dear Mr Madderson,
We acknowledge receipt of your email below.  
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Dear Northumberland County Council,

Can we ask what's the hold up on this FOI

Yours faithfully,

Bill Madderson

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Northumberland County Council

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Our Ref: 8044   

Dear Enquirer,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST 

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to Councillor
Homer's expenses. 

Right of Access 

Section 1(1) of the Act provides any person making a request for
information to a public authority is entitled. 

(a) to be informed in writing by the public authority whether it holds
information of the description specified in the request (which Section
1(6) of the Act designates as the "duty to confirm or deny"), and 

(b) if that is the case, to have that information communicated to
him. 

The right is to obtain access to the information itself and not to the
document or record which contains it. 

The Act creates a general right of access to information held by public
authorities subject to various exemptions. 

Northumberland County Council confirms that it holds the information you
have requested, please see the following information in response. 

Can you please provide me with the number of hotel rooms booked and
purchased for Councillor Homer for NCC and recognised affiliated
Business.?

August 2019-August 2020

Q.1 The name of the Hotels Booked.?

A.1 Premier Inn, County Hall, London

Q.2 The dates of her business trips?

A.2 26-28 November 201

Q.3 The venues or events the rooms were booked against/for?

A.3 British Travel Awards on 27 November + various

Q.4 The cost of those bookings?

A.4 £339.00

All answers to cover the last twelve months time period please?

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Information Governance Office

Northumberland County Council

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NE61 2EF 

Email: [Northumberland County Council request email] 

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Yours faithfully 

FOI Coordinator - Central Team

Information Governance Office

Northumberland County Council

County Hall

Morpeth

Northumberland

NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400

Email: [Northumberland County Council request email] 

Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk