Gritting Policy Information

John Tanner made this Freedom of Information request to Derbyshire County Council

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Dear Derbyshire County Council,

Under the general requirements of the Freedom of Information Act
2000, I would be grateful if you would provide the following
information in relation to your policy for gritting (salting) during periods of cold weather.

1. Information regarding how the road between the A6 and Sheldon Village (know as Kirk Dale) was classified as a secondary gritting route.
2. Information regarding how the only road through Sheldon Village (know as Main Street) was classified as a secondary gritting route.
3. Information regarding how the following statistic was obtained "All town and parish councils were asked for their views and 85% said the level of gritting and snow clearance by the county council had either improved or remained the same last winter compared to previous winters." shown in your press release http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/council/new...
4. The raw data from the survey of parish and town councils referred to in point three above and also at http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/council/new...

Yours faithfully,

John Tanner
Sheldon Parish Meeting

Contact Centre (Chief Executives), Derbyshire County Council

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Access2info (Corporate Resources), Derbyshire County Council

Dear Mr Tanner

I refer to your request for information received on the 6th December 2012.

We will be dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and/or Environmental Information Regulations 2004 as appropriate. In accordance with the legislation, the deadline for responding is 20 working days from receipt of the request, this being the 8th January 2013, taking into consideration bank holidays. However, we shall endeavour to deal with your request promptly, and if possible before this date.

Yours sincerely

John McElvaney
Director of Legal Services
Derbyshire County Council

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Frost,Tracey (Environmental Services), Derbyshire County Council

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[1]Ian Stephenson Strategic Director – Environmental Services
Derbyshire County Council County Hall, Matlock Derbyshire DE4 3AG
Council Switchboard 01629 580000 Extension 38590 Direct Dial 01629
538590 Ask for Tracey Frost Our ref ES 1685 Date: 07/01/13 Email
[email address]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Mr Tanner

 

Thank you for your request dated 06/12/13.

 

Your enquiry was as follows:

 

 Under the general requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I
would be grateful if you would provide the following information in
relation to your policy for gritting (salting) during periods of cold
weather.

    

     1. Information regarding how the road between the A6 and Sheldon
Village (know as Kirk Dale) was classified as a secondary gritting route.

     2. Information regarding how the only road through Sheldon Village
(know as Main Street) was classified as a secondary gritting route.

     3. Information regarding how the following statistic was obtained

     4. The raw data from the survey of parish and town councils

 

Please see the below Freedom of Information Act 2000/ Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 response:

 

1 & 2 Criteria were established to define the status of the various roads
within Derbyshire. These criteria were approved by Cabinet and then all
roads were then assessed against these criteria. The resultant networks
were then approved by the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport.

A copy of the report which set out the criteria is attached for
information.

[2]http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/images/Wint...

 

3. Please see the attached questionnaire.

 

4. Please see the attached excel spread sheet.

 

I hope this now satisfies your request.

 

However should you wish the outcome to be reviewed, please follow the
procedure as set out below:-

 

Stage 1:

 

In the first instance, please send in your comments, and wherever
possible, a copy of your request and the covering letter enclosing the
information or refusing your request to:

 

Lucie Collard

Trainee Solicitor

Legal Services Division

Derbyshire County Council

County Hall

Matlock

DE4 3AG

Email: [3][email address]

 

Stage 2:

 

After completing the above procedure, if you wish to challenge the
decision further, then you have a right to contact the Information
Commissioner’s Office as follows:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

         

Telephone: Tel: 0303 123 1113/Fax: 01625 524510

ICO Weblink: [4]http://www.ico.gov.uk/complaints.aspx

 

Should you have further questions or queries, please do not hesitate to
get in contact. 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Tracey Frost

Business Services Officer

Tel 01629 538590

 

 

 

 

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