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P Ledgar made this Freedom of Information request to Stoke on Trent City Council

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The request was refused by Stoke on Trent City Council.

Dear Stoke on Trent City Council,
I am looking for data on homeowners that have fallen behind on their mortgages and facing repossession in the courts. I am able to offer some homeowners sustainable housing and advice on completing the N244
I know the court hearing information are public data and it can be requested, so would you please supply it with this data

Yours faithfully,

P Ledgar

FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Sir/Madam

 

Your request for information ref. SOT42603

 

Section 8(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 sets out the
requirements of a valid request and says that a request must, amongst
other things, 'state the name of the applicant and address for
correspondence'.

 

As you have not provided a name, your request is not valid under the terms
of the Act.

 

ICO guidance states “a title and/or first name with surname satisfies the
requirement for provision of a real name”.

 

If you wish to continue with your request, please contact
[1][Stoke on Trent City Council request email] and provide a name to which we can correspond.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Rights

 

Information Rights | Assistant Chief Executive’s Directorate

Customer Feedback & Information Rights Team

City of Stoke-on-Trent

Civic Centre Glebe Street Stoke on Trent ST4 1HH

T: 01782 232853, 233020, 235965, 233732

e: [2][Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

 

 

 

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Dear FOI,
With reference to the outstanding information request #SOT42603.

Please see the additional information you require, before you can provide the requested data.

Yours sincerely,

Mr Peter Ledgar
[address removed] -
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FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Ledgar

 

Your request for information ref. SOT42603

 

Thank you for your request for information about possible house
repossessions. Your clarification of your full name was received by the
Information Rights Team on 19 May 2015.  This is being dealt with under
the terms of the appropriate Information Rights legislation.

 

In some circumstances we may charge for information.  If there is a charge
we will let you know, as you will have to pay it before we deal with your
request.

 

Some information does not have to be released under this legislation.  We
will check the information you have asked for and send you as much as
possible.  If another person or organisation is named in the information,
we may have to ask their opinion before we decide what we can give you.

 

You should expect to receive a response to your request on or before 16
June 2015 in line with the legislation's 20 working day statutory
deadline.

 

For your information we may publish the response to your request on our
City Council's website, which can be found at the following address:
www.stoke.gov.uk.

 

If you have any queries about this email please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Rights Team

 

Information Rights | Assistant Chief Executive’s Directorate

Floor 2 Civic Centre Glebe Street

Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1HH

City of Stoke-on-Trent 

t 01782 232853, 01782 233020, 01782 233732, 01782 235965

e [Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

 

 

 

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FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Ledgar,

The information holder have asked if you could clarify the information that your require? Do you require names and addresses of those at court stage or names of those who have approached with mortgage difficulties and not specifically at court stage?

Yours sincerely

Information Rights | Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Assistant Chief Executive’s Directorate
Floor 2 Civic Centre Glebe Street
Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1HH
t 01782 233020, 232853, 233732, 235965
e [Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

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Dear FOI,
The names and address of those who are at court stage, and the names and addresses of those who have been approached before the court stage.

Yours sincerely,

P Ledgar

Dear FOI,
I require names and addresses of those at court stage and those names and addresses of those who are experiencing difficulties before court stage.

Yours sincerely,

P Ledgar

FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Ledgar

 

Your request for information ref. SOT42603 about mortgage arrears/possible
property repossessions

 

We have now considered your request and confirm that we have only one
client who meets your criteria.  Their information, however, is exempt
under section 40 of the Act and will not be provided.

 

Section 40(2) (personal information) allows a public authority to withhold
information if its release would contravene the principles of the Data
Protection Act.

 

The information supplied may be used for domestic or journalistic
purposes.  Its use for commercial gain including issuing to the public,
social media or computer blogs may be subject to the issue of a licence
under the Reuse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005.

 

If you have any queries about this email, please do not hesitate to
contact us.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to: Information Rights Manager, Customer Feedback and
Information Rights Team, Corporate Services, Stoke-on-Trent City Council,
Floor 2, Civic Centre, Glebe Street, ST4 1HH, or email
[1][Stoke on Trent City Council request email].

 

If, after contacting us, you are not content with the outcome, you may ask
the Information Commissioner for a decision.  Before doing this, please
see the following link for guidance from the Information Commissioner
relating to how to use your information rights responsibly and
effectively, to enable you to gain the best outcome from the process -
[2]http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public.

 

Generally, the Information Commissioner cannot make a decision unless you
have already used our internal review procedure. The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, tel: 0303 123
1113 or you can visit their website at [3]www.ico.gov.uk/complaints.aspx.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Rights

 

Information Rights | Assistant Chief Executive’s Directorate

Customer Feedback & Information Rights Team

City of Stoke-on-Trent

Civic Centre  Glebe Street  Stoke-on-Trent  ST4 1HH

T: 01782 232853, 01782 233020, 01782 233732, 01782 235965

E: [4][Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

 

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|Dear Stoke on Trent City Council, |
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|I am looking for data on homeowners that have fallen behind on their |
|mortgages and facing repossession in the courts. I am able to offer some|
|homeowners sustainable housing and advice on completing the N244 I know |
|the court hearing information are public data and it can be requested, |
|so would you please supply it with this data |
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|Yours faithfully, |
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|P Ledgar |
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It’s ‘Click and Easy’ to manage your Council Tax and Business Rates
securely online – anywhere, anytime. Sign up for an Online Account now at
www.stoke.gov.uk/onlineaccount

**********************************************************************

Are you registered to vote in 2015’s local and national elections? Make
sure your name is on the register of electors at
[5]www.stoke.gov.uk/registertovote 

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2. http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public
3. http://www.ico.gov.uk/complaints.aspx
4. mailto:[Stoke on Trent City Council request email]
5. http://www.stoke.gov.uk/registertovote