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Paul Norris made this Freedom of Information request to Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

Could you please provide me with the following information under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

1. The addresses and a brief description (eg, shop, office, etc),
BA reference and rateable value of all vacant commercial premises
with a current rateable value over £40,000 within the Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council area.

and

2. The names and addresses of the organisations or companies who
are liable to pay rates at the premises referred to in (1)

Yours faithfully,

Paul Norris

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Sir / Madam

I am emailing to confirm the receipt of your recent FOI request to Wigan Council.

We will respond as soon as possible and in any case no later than 21st May 2012, which is 20 working days after the receipt of your request.

If you have any comments or questions in the meantime, please direct them to [Wigan Council request email], or at Wigan Council, Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan WN1 1YN.

Your contact is Rita Wood.

Regards

Davina Rumsey
Legal Clerk
Legal and Risk
Resources Directorate
Wigan Council, Town Hall,
Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1YN
01942 828146 ( Internal ext 3146)
Wigan Council - www.wigan.gov.uk

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Dear Sir,
 
I am writing to respond to your freedom of information request.  This
request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Your request is detailed below and our response is attached.
  1. The addresses and a brief description (eg, shop, office, etc),
     BA reference and rateable value of all vacant commercial premises
     with a current rateable value over £40,000 within the Wigan
     Metropolitan Borough Council area.
 
     and
 
     2. The names and addresses of the organisations or companies who
     are liable to pay rates at the premises referred to in (1)
 
 
 
If you are unhappy with any aspect of this response, an independent senior
officer will review this decision. Please let me know if you would like to
arrange this.
You can also complain to the Information Commissioner, who is the
regulator for Freedom of Information. His website is
[1]www.informationcommisioner.gov.uk and his helpline number is 0303
1231113.
His staff may ask you to exhaust our internal complaints procedure if you
choose to complain to his office now.
I apologise for the delay in responding to this request, this is due to
the high volume of requests that are currently being received. If you need
any further information please do not hesitate in contacting me.
Yours faithfully,
 
Rita Wood
Legal Practice Officer
Wigan Council
Resources Directorate - Legal and Risk
Town Hall,  Library Street, Wigan WN1 1YN
01942 828072 (Internal Ext. 3072)
[email address]
[2]www.wigan.gov.uk
 
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