Fox hounds carrying and spreading bovine tb

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Dear Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,

Can you confirm that fox hounds in the UK have been destroyed because they contracted bovine TB?

Yours faithfully,

williams

Helpline, Defra (MCU), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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no-reply@defra.ecase.co.uk on behalf of Defra Information Rights Team, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Dear ,

Thank you for your email of 21 August, requesting information on Fox hound
destruction after contacting bovine TB.

We aim to answer your request no later than 20th September, which is 20
working days from the date we received it. If we are unable to meet this
deadline we will contact you to explain the reason.

If you have any queries about this letter please contact us.

Yours sincerely

Gladys McLean

Information Rights Team

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Dear Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs's handling of my FOI request 'Fox hounds carrying and spreading bovine tb'.

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Yours faithfully,

williams

Helpline, Defra (MCU), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Thank you for your email. We have a target of replying to emails within 15
working days where a response is required, and 20 working days where a
case is handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or the
Environmental Information Regulations 2004. If you need a reply before
then, please call the Defra Helpline on 03459 33 55 77, or visit
[1]https://www.gov.uk/government/organisati....
We often receive thousands of identical emails each month from organised
campaigns. Ministers and officials are made aware of these campaigns, but
unfortunately we cannot reply to each email when such large volumes are
received.
Best wishes,
Ministerial Contact Unit
 
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) This email and
any attachments is intended for the named recipient only. If you have
received it in error you have no authority to use, disclose, store or copy
any of its contents and you should destroy it and inform the sender.
Whilst this email and associated attachments will have been checked for
known viruses whilst within Defra systems we can accept no responsibility
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Information Requests (DEFRA), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Dear Mr/ Ms Williams -

In response to your email below, the 20 day deadline to respond to your request for information has not yet passed. The deadline is 20 working days from receipt of the request of 21 August, which is 29 calendar days taking into account weekends and the August Bank Holiday. The deadline for responding is therefore 19 August.

Regards,
Guy Mawhinney
Information Rights Team

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Information Requests (DEFRA), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Dear Mr/ Ms Williams -

Apologies the deadline date is 19 September 2018 not August.

Regards

Guy Mawhinney
Information Rights Team

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no-reply@defra.ecase.co.uk on behalf of informationrequests@defra.gsi.gov.uk, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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Dear ,

Please find attached the response to your request of 21st August for
information on Fox hound destruction after contacting bovine TB.

Yours sincerely

Guy Mawhinney

Information Rights Team

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