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Steven Heighway made this Environmental Information Regulations request to Yorkshire Water Services Limited
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The request was refused by Yorkshire Water Services Limited.

Dear FOI Team,

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.

Facilities, Rural Buildings and Housing Maintenance:
http://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:...

The details we require are:
• What are the contractual performance KPI's for this contract?
• Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages
• Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the start of the contract to the current date
• Start date & duration of framework/contract?
• Could you please provide a copy of the service/product specification given to all bidders for when this contract was last advertised?
• Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so, the duration of the extension?
• Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
• Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

Thank you for your help.

Yours sincerely

Steven Heighway

EIR Compliance, Yorkshire Water Services Limited

Reference Number: EIR 690

 

Dear Steven Heighway,

 

I refer to your request for environmental information submitted to
Yorkshire Water dated 27 October 2023.

 

You have made your request for information citing the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  As a private water utility company Yorkshire Water
is not bound by the terms of this Act.  We will instead review your
request in compliance with the Environmental Information Regulations 2004,
which do apply to Yorkshire Water.

 

We have reviewed your request under the Environmental Information
Regulations 2004.  Following the definition of environmental information
given within the regulations, your request for information does not fall
within the scope of this legislation.  We will consequently not be
providing you with the information you have requested. 

 

For your information, the definition of environmental information we have
used, given as Regulation 2(1), is reproduced below:

(a)          The state of the elements of the environment, such as air and
atmosphere, water, soil, land, landscape and natural sites including
wetlands, coastal and marine areas, biological diversity and its
components, including genetically modified organisms, and the interaction
among these elements;

(b)          Factors, such as substances, energy, noise, radiation or
waste, including radioactive waste, emissions, discharges and other
releases into the environment, affecting or likely to affect the elements
of the environment referred to in (a);

(c)           Measures (including administrative measures), such as
policies, legislation, plans, programmes, environmental agreements, and
activities affecting or likely to affect the elements and factors referred
to in (a) and (b) as well as measures or activities designed to protect
those elements;

(d)          Reports on the implementation of environmental legislation;

(e)          Cost-benefit and other economic analyses and assumptions used
within the framework of the measures and activities referred to in (c);
and

(f)            The state of human health and safety, including the
contamination of the food chain, where relevant, conditions of human life,
cultural sites and built structures inasmuch as they are or may be
affected by the state of the elements of the environment referred to in
(a) or, through those elements, by any of the matters referred to in (b)
and (c).

 

In accordance with the Environmental Information Regulations 2004, if you
are not satisfied with the reply to your request you can ask for an
internal review.  A request for an internal review must be submitted
within 40 working days by contacting the Data Protection Team.

 

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the internal review you have
the right of appeal to the Information Commissioner who can be contacted
at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113

Web: http://www.ico.org.uk

 

Thank you for contacting Yorkshire Water.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

Data Protection Team

 

Email: [1][email address]

 

 

 

 

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Dear EIR Compliance,

RE: Freedom of Information Act

Please could you kindly look to respond and also look to provide at your earliest convenience back the requested information.

by law, your initial response should of been no later than 24 November 2023.

Yours sincerely,

Steven

EIR Compliance, Yorkshire Water Services Limited

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Good morning,

Thank you for your email.

Looking at our records, we issued the attached response on the 31 October 2023.

Yours sincerely,

Data Protection Team

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