High carbon infrastructure planning

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Climate Emergency UK

Dear North Warwickshire Borough Council,

Please treat this as a Freedom of Information/Environmental Information Regulations request.

I would like information about your council’s planning in relation to climate action for the Council Climate Action Scorecards. This information is most likely to be held by a planning officer or similar.

In particular, please supply me with information relating to the following questions:

a. Has the Council approved any new*1 or expanded*2 roads or road junctions in its area from 1st January 2019 until 1st January 2023? Please list which ones were accepted.
*1 The intention of this question is to understand overall increases in road capacity, rather than recent housing developments. Please exclude minor roads built exclusively to connect new housing to the pre-existing road network.
*2 An expanded road or road junction is one that has increased capacity for motor vehicle traffic, not counting bus lanes, cycle infrastructure, or pedestrian infrastructure. Please include roads and junctions where new lanes have been added.

b. Has the council approved any new or expanded airport runways, terminals, measures to increase passenger numbers or other planning proposals that expand airport capacity in its area since 1st January 2019 until 1st January 2023? Please list which ones were accepted.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Hannah Jewell, Climate Emergency UK

FOI_Requests, North Warwickshire Borough Council

Good morning Hannah,

Thank you for your email.

I believe this FOI request should be directed to Warwickshire County Council who are responsible for all work undertaken to roads and highways across Warwickshire, therefore your email will need to be directed to them.

Below are some links I hope may be of use:

https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/roadsand...
https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/accessto...
https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/contactu...

If you would like a review of the response to your request or if you have any complaints about the information supplied please contact the Data Protection Officer.

The Data Protection Officer ([North Warwickshire Borough Council request email])
North Warwickshire Borough Council
The Council House
South Street
Atherstone
Warwickshire
CV9 1DE

Your request for an internal review should be submitted to us within 40 days of receipt by you of this response. Any requests received after this time will be considered at the discretion of the Council’s Data Protection Officer. If having exhausted the review process you are not content that your request or review has been dealt with correctly, you have a further right of appeal to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for a decision. Generally, the ICO will not make a decision until you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the council. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
Telephone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate). Website: www.ico.org.uk.

Kind regards,
The FOI Team

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