Funding of local Rail User Group

Tim Dunning made this Freedom of Information request to London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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Dear Barking & Dagenham Borough Council,

A) Please provide exact figures for all funds granted or contributed to the Barking and Gospel Oak Line User Group in the current Financial Year and the the previous 3 Financial years.

B) Upon what basis have these funds been granted or contributed?

C) What evidence has been provided to the Council that this Group is properly constituted and organised and is undertaking activities in accordance with its approved constitution and rules?

D) When did the Council last receive a copy of the audited accounts for this group or a report from its AGM?

Yours faithfully,

Tim Dunning

Freedom of Information, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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ahmed remi, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear Mr Dunning

Thank you for your e-mail received 05 October 2010 requesting information regarding funds granted or contributed to the Barking and Gospel Oak line User group in the current Financial Year and the last 3 Financial years.

Michael Fenn in Adult & Community Services will arrange for the information to be provided to you no later than 02/11/2010.

Whilst it is the Council's policy to provide information wherever possible, I need to advise you that there are a number of exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. These may prevent me from releasing all or some of the information you have asked for. You will, however be informed if this is the case and why.

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Remi Ahmed
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Barking and Dagenham Direct
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
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Fenn Michael, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear Mr Dunning

Request for information LBBD:49654

Your request for information has now been considered and the information
is below;

A. Please provide exact figures for all funds granted or contributed
to the Barking and Gospel Oak Line User Group in the current Financial
Year and the previous 3 Financial years.

£500.00

B. Upon what basis have these funds been granted or contributed?

One off payment to support the user group in improving services on the
Gospel Oak line.

C. What evidence has been provided to the Council that this Group is
properly constituted and organised and is undertaking activities in
accordance with its approved constitution and rules?

Information not available.

D. When did the Council last receive a copy of the audited accounts for
this group or a report from its AGM?

              Information not available.

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Michael Fenn | Senior Information Officer

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham | Room B34 Civic Centre | Dagenham
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