food hygiene inspection report (Asda, 222 Grange Road, Birkenhead, CH41 6ED)

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ScarletPimpernel

Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

On 25th September 2019 you inspected the premises at ASDA, 222 Grange Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, CH41 6ED which sells food.

Please could you provide copies of (in electronic files in response to this request):-

(i) correspondence (for example emails, letters, faxes etc):-
(a) from Asda to Wirral Council in regards to this inspection of the premises at ASDA, 222 Grange Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, CH41 6ED on 25th September 2019
(b) from Wirral Council to Asda in regards to this inspection of the premises at ASDA, 222 Grange Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, CH41 6ED on 25th September 2019

(ii) a copy of any report produced by Wirral Council employee/s as a result of the inspection,

(iii) a copy of your (Wirral Council's) enforcement policy (or link to your website if published already) regarding enforcement of premises selling food in the Wirral area,

(iv) confirm whether the visit on 25th September 2019 was announced to Asda in advance or unannounced

and

(v) the number and text of any complaints received directly by Wirral Council between 25/9/19 and the date of this request (7/7/20) in respect of food safety at the premises referred to in part 1(a).

I remind you of your duty to provide advice and assistance to those making such requests and look forward to reading your response.

Yours faithfully,

John Brace

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Brace

 

Further to your recent Freedom of Information enquiry, please see Wirral
Council’s response below.

 

(i) correspondence (for example emails, letters, faxes etc):-

(a) from Asda to Wirral Council in regards to this inspection of the
premises at ASDA, 222 Grange Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, CH41
6ED on 25th September 2019

(b) from Wirral Council to Asda in regards to this inspection of the
premises at ASDA, 222 Grange Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, CH41
6ED on 25th September 2019

 

Response - Email from Wirral Council to Asda - scanned as attachment*

 

(ii) a copy of any report produced by Wirral Council employee/s as a
result of the inspection,

 

Response -  ‘Summary of Food Hygiene Visit’ - hand written inspection
report sheet left at time of inspection - scanned as attachment*

 

(iii) a copy of your (Wirral Council's) enforcement policy (or link to
your website if published already) regarding enforcement of premises
selling food in the Wirral area,

 

Response -
[1]https://www.wirral.gov.uk/environmental-...
Updated 2020 version is due before Cabinet shortly and will be published
thereafter.

 

(iv) confirm whether the visit on 25th September 2019 was announced to
Asda in advance or unannounced

 

Response - The inspection was unannounced and this fact is recorded on the
‘Summary sheet’ left at the time of the inspection visit.

 

(v) the number and text of any complaints received directly by Wirral
Council between 25/9/19 and the date of this request (7/7/20) in respect
of food safety at the premises referred to in part 1(a).

 

Response - Environmental Health received no complaints in respect of food
safety at the premises between 25/9/19 and 7/7/20

 

* Please note that some personal information has been redacted as the
Council considers that the exemption contained in Section 40 (2) of FOIA
2000 applies to that information. This exemption can be relied upon for
information which is personal data, where you are not the data subject.  
You have the right under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000
to ask for an internal review if you disagree with this decision. Please
direct any request for an internal review to
[2][Wirral Borough Council request email]. If you were dissatisfied with the
result of your internal review, you also have the right to complain to the
Information Commissioner at [3]https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Wirral Council

Treasury Building

Cleveland Street

Birkenhead

Wirral

CH41 1AH

 

Email: [4][Wirral Borough Council request email]

 

Visit our website: [5]www.wirral.gov.uk

 

 

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