Fire checks and enforcement notices issued to schools

Alessandro Sorrentino made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service as part of a batch sent to 46 authorities

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Alessandro Sorrentino

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from you for the time period 2007 to 2017:

1) How many fire checks have been undertaken at schools in the area covered by your fire department for each of the years mentioned?

2) For each year, I would ask for the number of enforcement notices issued to schools who failed the fire checks undertaken.

Please provide the information in the form an Excel Documents

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,
Alessandro Sorrentino

DP&FOI, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Thank you for your email which was received on 4th September 2018, requesting information for the period 2007 to 2017 relating to:-

1) How many fire checks have been undertaken at schools in the area covered by your fire department for each of the years mentioned?

2) For each year, I would ask for the number of enforcement notices issued to schools who failed the fire checks undertaken.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered as soon as possible and at the latest within 20 working days, (2nd October 2018).

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Regards,

Corporate Programme and Intelligence section.

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SHQ - Shaw, Robert, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

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From: SHQ - Shaw, Robert On Behalf Of DP&FOI
Sent: 17 September 2018 09:10
To: 'Alessandro Sorrentino '
Subject: FOI 883/18 - Fire checks and enforcement notices issued to
schools
 
 
Dear Sir
 
Freedom of Information Request
 
I am writing further to your email of 4 September 2018 where you requested
the following information:
 
1) How many fire checks have been undertaken at schools in the area
covered by your fire department for each of the years mentioned?
 
2) For each year, I would ask for the number of enforcement notices issued
to schools who failed the fire checks undertaken.
 
Please find our decision below:
 
See attached
 
If you are unhappy with the information you have received in relation to
your request and wish to make an appeal or request a review of our
decision, you should write to the Director of Strategy and Planning at the
address shown below or by e-mail.
 
The Director of Strategy and Planning Delivery
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
Fire Service HQ
Garstang Road
Fulwood
Preston
PR2 3LH
 
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to your request being issued.  Any appeals or requests for review received
outside of the 40 working days will be refused.  Please note this is in
line with the Information Commissioner’s own working practices.
If you are not content with the outcome of your appeal or review, you may
apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally,
the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.
 
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
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Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
[1]www.ico.gov.uk
 
Should you have any queries with regards to this email or require any
additional information, please contact me on the details listed below.
 
Yours faithfully
Corporate Programme and Intelligence
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
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