Information regarding Glasgow City Council LLP Investments Limited

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Dear Glasgow City Council,

I would like to know the following information

What type of investments does GCC LLP Investments LTD make on behalf of Glasgow Cit y Council?

Is council tax money used for these investments in any way?

Who owns GCC LLP Investments LTD?

Where is GCC LLP Investments LTD registered and where is their head office?

Can the public view GCC LLP Investments LTD's accounts?

Does GCC LLP Investments LTD invest in the Arms trade or any company associated with the arms trade?

Does Glasgow City Council check if the investements made on their behalf are ethical?

Can you provide information on checks and balances made by Glasgow City Council on GCC LLP Investments LTD

Is GCC LLP Investments LTD a profit making company and if so where do the profits go?

Does GCC LLP Investments LTD have shareholders and if so who are they?

Yours faithfully,

Patrick McManus

Customer Care Centre, Glasgow City Council

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Dickson, John (Revenues),

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Director Financial Services   Corporate Services

Lynn Brown Glasgow City Council Glasgow City Council

MA(Hons) CPFA 3^rd  Floor City Chambers

231 George  Street, George Square

Glasgow  G1 1RX Glasgow   G2  1DU

Phone 0141 287 3876 Phone 0141 287 8186

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Date 26 November 2015  

 

Mr Patrick McManus  

 

 

Sent by email to: [FOI #303867 email]

 

 

Dear Mr McManus,

 

Freedom Of Information  Request

 

I refer to your Freedom of Information Request received on 20 November
2015, wherein you asked that certain information be supplied to you,
namely :-

 

“Dear Glasgow City Council,

    

     I would like to know the following information

    

     What type of investments does GCC LLP Investments LTD make on behalf
of Glasgow City Council?

    

     Is council tax money used for these investments in any way?

    

     Who owns GCC LLP Investments LTD?

    

     Where is GCC LLP Investments LTD registered and where is their head
office?

    

     Can the public view GCC LLP Investments LTD's accounts?

    

     Does GCC LLP Investments LTD invest in the Arms trade or any company
associated with the arms trade?

    

     Does Glasgow City Council check if the investements made on their
behalf are ethical?

    

     Can you provide information on checks and balances made by Glasgow
City Council on GCC LLP Investments LTD

    

     Is GCC LLP Investments LTD a profit making company and if so where do
the profits go?

    

     Does GCC LLP Investments LTD have shareholders and if so who are
they?

    

     

     

     The Council is treating your request as a request under the Freedom
of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

The information you have requested is as follows :

 

What type of investments does GCC LLP Investments LTD make on behalf of
Glasgow City Council?

 

Ø  GCC LLP Investments LTD is an investment holding company being the
council’s partner in the limited liability partnerships formed in recent
years.  There are no investments other than those related to the limited
liability partnerships.

 

 

 

Is council tax money used for these investments in any way?

 

Ø  No

 

 

Who owns GCC LLP Investments LTD?

 

Ø   Glasgow City Council own GCC LLP Investments LTD.

 

 

Where is GCC LLP Investments LTD registered and where is their head office
?

 

Ø  The registered office address of GCC LLP Investments LTD is ;

 

City Chambers

George Square

Glasgow

Lanarkshire

G2 1DU

 

 

Can the public view GCC LLP Investments LTD's accounts?

 

Ø  Yes. 

 

GCC LLP Investments LTD is registered with Companies House as a dormant
company as it has no significant accounting transactions within any
financial year.  The company still has a number of statutory obligations
for Companies House including filing annual returns and dormant accounts,
reporting changes to registered company details, and keeping records
up-to-date and available for public inspection.  The dormant accounts of
GCC LLP Investments LTD can be viewed via the Companies House website or
using link…

 

[1]https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/compa...

    

 

Does GCC LLP Investments LTD invest in the Arms trade or any company
associated with the arms trade?

 

Ø  No

 

 

 

     Does Glasgow City Council check if the investements made on their
behalf are ethical?

 

Ø  Not relevant

 

 

Can you provide information on checks and balances made by Glasgow City
Council on GCC LLP Investments LTD

 

Ø  Not relevant

 

 

Is GCC LLP Investments LTD a profit making company and if so where do the
profits go?

 

Ø  GCC LLP Investments LTD is a registered dormant company and therefore
doesn’t return a profit

 

 

Does GCC LLP Investments LTD have shareholders and if so who are they?

 

Ø  Yes.

 

Glasgow City Council hold 1000 ordinary shares representing 100% of the
issued share capital of GCC LLP Investments LTD.

 

    

 

The Council accordingly feels that it has complied in full with your
request.  Should you however be dissatisfied with the way Glasgow City
Council has dealt with your request you are entitled to require the
council to review its decision.  Please note that for a review to take
place you must:

 

Lodge a written requirement for a review within 40 working days of the
date of this letter. Include a correspondence address and a

description of the original request and the reason why you are
dissatisfied.

 

Address your request to the Acting Executive Director of Corporate
Services:

 

Acting Executive Director of Corporate Services

Glasgow City Council

City Chambers

George Square

Glasgow G2 1DU

 

Email: [email address]

 

You will receive notice of the results of the review within 20 working
days of receipt of your request.  The notice will state the decision
reached by the reviewing officer as well as details of how to appeal to
the Scottish Information Commissioner if you are still dissatisfied with
the council’s response.  You must request an internal review by the
council before a complaint can be directed to the Scottish Information
Commissioner.

 

If you have any further queries regarding this process, please do not
hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

John Dickson

Senior Disclosure Officer

Financial Services

231 George Street

Glasgow

G1 1RX

 

Glasgow - UK Council of the Year 2015

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Dear Dickson, John (Revenues),

Thank you for your response and interesting answers.

While I digest them can you please provide a full list of the council’s partners in the limited liability partnerships?

Yours sincerely,

Patrick McManus

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