Dear Ministry of Defence,
This request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 concerns the use of the Milner Field site on Higher Coach Road, off Primrose Lane, Gilstead, Bingley, West Yorkshire, within the United Kingdom. It is the former home of Titus Salt Jnr, the son of Sir Titus Salt, founder of Salts Mill and the village of Saltaire, now subject to UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
I am requesting the following information in accordance with any applicable laws which may either permit or restrict disclosure of the information requested. Where any restriction is supposedly permitted, please quote the specific Act of Parliament and subsection of any Act together with the reason why you consider any such restriction / withholding of any requested information appropriate as per your interpretation of any Act and in accordance with your professional title and duties contained within. (For the purpose of this request, references to the Ministry of Defence will be abbreviated to MoD.)
Please specify each and every date (dd/mm/yyyy) or where necessary period (dd/mm/yyyy – dd/mm/yyyy) when the site in question was under the administration of the MoD.
Please specify the reason as to why the MoD utilised the site for each of the dates and, if applicable, periods in question.
Please specify the activities undertaken by the MoD on the site for each of the dates and, if applicable, periods in question.
Please specify the criteria implemented that deemed the site suitable for each and every purpose within the dates and, if applicable, periods in question.
Please provide any references, images or accounts as recorded by MoD personnel which make any reference to the site either within or outside the dates and, if applicable, the periods in question, if in the possession of the MoD and where law permits. (Please otherwise refer to paragraph two of this request if any such information exists and is deemed exempt from this request.)
Dear Milner Field
Please find attached a response to your recent request for information.
Freedom of Information (FOI) Manager
Kingston Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7RL
Dear DIO Sec-Group Mailbox (MULTIUSER),
Thank you for the information provided. For accurate interpretation of your comments made regarding the scope of this request, can you please confirm that the Ministry of Defence has never had access to or made any use of the site and/or land in question.