EU grants

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From: John Cross

Dear Royal Household,
I am writing to make a request under your Freedom of Information
policy please can you tell me how much the Queen's estates have
received from EU grants for each of the last three years for which
figures are available.

EU grants should be taken to include:

(i) Direct Payments Under European Agricultural Guarantee
(ii) grants from European Agricultural Fund For Rural Development

I would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt and enclose a
copy of your publication scheme.

Yours faithfully,

John Cross

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Anastasia left an annotation ()

The Royal Household is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. Despite this "the Royal Household's policy is to provide information as freely as possible in other areas, and to account openly for its use of public money".

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From: John Cross

Dear The Royal Household,
Please could you respond to my request.

Yours faithfully,

John Cross

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OK, I am about to use my admin rights on my request here, but I am trying to be consistent with action taken re requests made by other users:----------------

Given the length of time that has elapsed and given the fact that the Royal Household will not accept enquiries from the public via email. I will mark this request as rejected. "Public Information Office Members of the public seeking information about the Monarchy or Royal Family may contact the Public Information Office by post or by telephone. The office is unable to respond to enquiries submitted by e-mail." source:

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Sent request to The Royal Household again.

From: John Cross

Dear The Royal Household,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Information Request

I am writing to request an internal review of The Royal Household's
handling of my request 'EU grants'.

You have yet to respond to my request.

A full history of my request and all correspondence is available on
the Internet at this address:

Yours faithfully,

John Cross

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