Hampton Court Station 20% allowance for Climate change

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Dear Sir or Madam,
Re Elmbridge Borough Council Planning Application 2008/1600

Kindly inform me whether the EA accepts the developer's omission of the statutory 20% allowance for climate change in the plans for this proposed development? If the EA accepts this, kindly supply the reasons.

Yours faithfully,
Thomas Palmer

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

Dear Thomas

Thank you for your enquiry regarding Hampton Court Station 20% allowance
for climate change. For your information, your query has been passed to
our local External Relations Team (Planning and Corporate Services) for
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Dear Enquiries, Unit, Please let me know the latest date by which this information will be supplied.
Yours sincerely,

Thomas Palmer

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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Goymer, Andy, Environment Agency

Our Ref: SE 15255

Dear Mr Palmer,

Thank you for your email.

As explained in my email dated 27 January, I have consolidated all three
of your enquiries as one, on reference SE 15255.

The information you have requested is currently being gathered by our
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Andy Goymer
External Relations Officer
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Tel: 01276 454327
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Dear Sir or Madam,

under the Freedom of Information Act you should have replied by now, and are breaking the law

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Environment Agency's handling of my FOI request 'Hampton Court Station 20% allowance for Climate change'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address:
http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/ha...

Yours sincerely,

Thomas Palmer

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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Goymer, Andy, Environment Agency

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Our Ref: SE 15255

Dear Mr Palmer,

Please find attached a copy of the response sent to you on 10 February
2009. Attachment 11 is a letter dated 24 January 2008 (Ref:
SL/2007/102360/01-L01) from Jack Hayes to Ann Biggs, Elmbridge Borough
Council.

This letter details our conditions, including the requirement for the
developer to make account for the 20% allowance for climate change.

Please also find attached a copy of my email to you dated 24 February
2009. In this response it is also explained that our conditions
incorporate an allowance for climate change.

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This information is provided subject to the enclosed notice, which you
should read.

Yours sincerely

Andy Goymer
External Relations Officer
The Environment Agency
Tel: 01276 454327
Email: [email address]

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