Emails and documents regarding Marsh House

Rob Goodwin made this Freedom of Information request to Luton Borough Council

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The request was refused by Luton Borough Council.

Dear Luton Borough Council,

I would like to request copies of all emails and documents possessed by LBC that mention Marsh House, from January 2005 to the present.

Yours faithfully,

Rob Goodwin

LBC Freedom of Information, Luton Borough Council

Dear Mr Goodwin

I am writing to acknowledge your recent request submitted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, which has been allocated the reference number 854305 and you should quote this in all correspondence regarding this request please.

Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate team or officer to deal with. In accordance with the legislation we have 20 working days within which to respond, giving a deadline in this case of 8th July 2015.

However, if we need to seek clarification from you, the 20 day period will start again from when we receive the clarification from you.

Regards,

Corporate Information Officer
(01582) 546398
[email address]

LBC Freedom of Information, Luton Borough Council

Dear Rob Goodwin

I am writing in response to your recent request submitted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

"I would like to request copies of all emails and documents possessed by LBC that mention Marsh House, from January 2005 to the present"

We are declining your request in accordance with Section 12 of the Freedom of Information act because the cost of complying would exceed the appropriate limit. The amount of documents that Luton Borough Council hold containing the words "Marsh House" is voluminous.

Please could you re-visit your request and define exactly what information in regards to Marsh House you are seeking and dates, and then we may be able to assist with the request.

If you are unhappy with our response, please write to [email address], to arrange investigation. If you remain unhappy after the conclusion of the Council’s internal complaints procedure you may apply to the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF.

Yours sincerely

Corporate Information Officer
(01582) 546398
[email address]

Dear LBC Freedom of Information,

Thanks for your reply.
To reduce the volume of documents, can you please supply copies of emails sent by councillors or council officers regarding Marsh House in the last 3 years, along with any documents that mention Marsh House that were submitted or discussed at any meetings held in this period, and the minutes of those meetings.

Yours sincerely,

Rob Goodwin

Roe, Lesley, Luton Borough Council

Dear Mr Goodwin

I am writing in response to your clarification received in regards to your recent request submitted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

"To reduce the volume of documents, can you please supply copies of emails sent by councillors or council officers regarding Marsh House in the last 3 years, along with any documents that mention Marsh House that were submitted or discussed at any meetings held in this period, and the minutes of those meetings."

We are declining your request in accordance with Section 12 of the Freedom of Information act because the cost of complying would exceed the appropriate limit. The amount of documents that Luton Borough Council hold containing the words "Marsh House" is voluminous.

You will need to you re-visit your request, it would help if you could define exactly what information in regards to Marsh House you are seeking and provide dates and search criteria ie. words which may identify exactly the information you require and limit the amount of emails that are brought back as a result of the trawl.

If you are unhappy with our response, please write to [email address] to arrange investigation. If you remain unhappy after the conclusion of the Council’s internal complaints procedure you may apply to the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF.

Regards.

Lesley Roe
Corporate Information Officer
(01582) 546398
[email address]

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