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Information required regarding the Rural Connected Communities Competition for rural 5G testbeds.

ashleen ANNETT made this Freedom of Information request to Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

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Dear Newry, Mourne and Down District Council,

NOTICE TO THE PRINCIPAL IS NOTICE TO THE AGENT; NOTICE TO THE AGENT IS NOTICE TO THE PRINCIPAL

I would like the following questions answered:

1.Do Newry and Mourne intend to put in an application to the Rural Connected Communities Competition for rural 5G testbeds?

2. If so have NMDC made an application do any risk assessments exist or do NMDC intend to complete any risk assessments with regard to public health?

3. If the application has been made can you provide a list of the rural communities in the Newry, Mourne and Down District to be included in this project.

I do not consent to receiving a single sentence/paragraph response for items 1-3. I require each item to have its own numbered response.

I have the reasonable expectation that NEWRY, MOURNE AND DOWN DISTRICT COUNCIL will honour and adhere to your position of Trust, the Seven Principles of public life, your Duty of Care, the laws, the statutory legislation, regulations and protocols that govern public servants and all those who offer a public service.

The 7 principles of public life are: Honesty; Openness; Leadership; Integrity; Accountability; Objectivity and Selflessness.

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This will be used as evidence.

Sincerely and without ill will, vexation or frivolity

Yours faithfully,

Ashleen Annett

Rooney, Ruth, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Dear Ms Annett

 

Thank you for your email dated 2 September 2019 received by Council on 3
September 2019.

 

You have requested from Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
information in relation to Rural Connected Communities Competition for
rural 5g testbeds.

 

I confirm your request will be processed as a request under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  Accordingly, you will receive the information you
have requested within 20 working days of the date of receipt of your
request by the Council unless the Council does not hold the information or
there is a reason to withhold all or part of the information requested. 
Council will write to you in any event. 

 

I hope to respond to you no later than 1 October 2019.

 

For further information in relation to the Freedom of Information Act 2000
I would refer you to the Information Commissioner's Office website,
www.ico.org.uk

 

If you wish to discuss the above please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Ruth Rooney
Information Officer

Oifig Dhún Pádraig

Downpatrick Office

Downshire Civic Centre

Downshire Estate, Ardglass Road

Downpatrick BT30 6GQ

Council: 0300 013 2233

Planning: 0300 200 7830

Ext 2106

[1]www.newrymournedown.org

[2]www.facebook.com/nmdcouncil

[3]www.twitter.com/nmdcouncil

 

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above named. As this e-mail may contain confidential or legally privileged
information, if you are not, or suspect that you are not, the above named,
or the person responsible for delivering the message to the above named,
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above named. We will not accept any liability (in negligence or otherwise)
arising from any third party acting, or refraining from acting, on such
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messages are not given or endorsed by the Council, unless otherwise
indicated in writing by an authorised representative independent of such
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Council undertakes monitoring of both incoming and outgoing e-mails. You
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organisation. As a public body, the Council may be required to disclose
this e-mail (or any response to it) under UK Data Protection and Freedom
of Information legislation, unless the information in it is covered by an
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Rooney, Ruth, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Dear Ms Annett

 

I refer to the above and write further to my email of 5 September 2019.

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 you have requested information
from Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.  Your request has been
processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act and,
accordingly, please see the response below.

 

1.Do Newry and Mourne intend to put in an application to the Rural
Connected Communities Competition for rural 5G testbeds?

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are currently exploring the Rural
Connected Communities bid and may apply through the Full Fibre Northern
Ireland (FFNI) consortium.

 

2. If so have NMDC made an application do any risk assessments exist or do
NMDC intend to complete any risk assessments with regard to public health?

N/A

 

3. If the application has been made can you provide a list of the rural
communities in the Newry, Mourne and Down District to be included in this
project.

N/A

 

If you wish to discuss the above or require clarification on any matter,
please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

I trust this is of assistance.  However, should you be unhappy with our
response in this matter you may request an Internal Review of our response
by 12 November 2019. You can contact Ms Edel Cosgrove, Head of Compliance
([email address]) in that regard.

In the event you are unhappy with the outcome of any Internal Review
conducted by the Council you may apply to the Information Commissioner's
Office (ICO) for a review of our response. Please note that the ICO
generally expects Internal Reviews to be completed prior to reviewing the
decisions of public bodies.  For further information in relation to
Freedom of Information I would direct you to the website of the
Information Commissioner at: [1]www.ico.org.uk.

Kind regards

 

 

Ruth Rooney
Information Officer

Oifig Dhún Pádraig

Downpatrick Office

Downshire Civic Centre

Downshire Estate, Ardglass Road

Downpatrick BT30 6GQ

Council: 0300 013 2233

Planning: 0300 200 7830

Ext 2106

[2]www.newrymournedown.org

[3]www.facebook.com/nmdcouncil

[4]www.twitter.com/nmdcouncil

 

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This e-mail, its contents and any attachments are intended only for the
above named. As this e-mail may contain confidential or legally privileged
information, if you are not, or suspect that you are not, the above named,
or the person responsible for delivering the message to the above named,
delete or destroy the email and any attachments immediately. The contents
of this e-mail may not be disclosed to, nor used by, anyone other than the
above named. We will not accept any liability (in negligence or otherwise)
arising from any third party acting, or refraining from acting, on such
information. Opinions, conclusions and other information expressed in such
messages are not given or endorsed by the Council, unless otherwise
indicated in writing by an authorised representative independent of such
messages. Please note that we cannot guarantee that this message or any
attachment is virus free or has not been intercepted and amended. The
Council undertakes monitoring of both incoming and outgoing e-mails. You
should therefore be aware that if you send an e-mail to a person within
the Council it may be subject to any monitoring deemed necessary by the
organisation. As a public body, the Council may be required to disclose
this e-mail (or any response to it) under UK Data Protection and Freedom
of Information legislation, unless the information in it is covered by an
exemption.

References

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1. http://www.ico.gov.uk/
2. http://www.newrymournedown.org/
3. http://www.facebook.com/nmdcouncil
4. http://www.twitter.com/nmdcouncil

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