Legal advice providers to the Commission and it's executive board

Feargal Hogan made this Freedom of Information request to Care Quality Commission

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Dear Care Quality Commission,

Please provide details of those persons or bodies that provide legal advice to the Commission in general and to the executive board and it's members in the course of their work.

This should include names and job titles of any inhouse counsel and names, addresses and contact details for external solicitors used.

Yours faithfully,

Feargal Hogan

Information Access, Care Quality Commission

21 June 2013

 

Our Ref: CQC IAT 2013 0583

 

This request is being coordinated by: Russell Wynn, Telephone No: 0191
2333587

 

Dear Mr Hogan

 

We write to acknowledge receipt of your request for information dated 21
June 2013.

 

Your request is as follows:

 

“Please provide details of those persons or bodies that provide legal
advice to the Commission in general and to the executive board and it's
members in the course of their work.

 

This should include names and job titles of any inhouse counsel and names,
addresses and contact details for external solicitors used.”

 

We can confirm that your request is now being processed in accordance with
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

CQC will respond to you as soon as possible, but in any event, within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days, from the date we received your
request as outlined by the Act.

 

You can therefore expect a response by close of business 19 July 2013
respectively, subject to the information not being exempt from disclosure
or containing reference to third party individuals. Should this occur, you
will be notified accordingly when we write to you next.

 

In certain circumstances CQC may be unable to provide the information
within statutory timescale. We will then inform you of the revised
timescale prior to the deadline.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the team, on the
telephone number provided, quoting our reference number.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Russell Wynn

 

Senior Information Access Officer

Legal Services & Information Rights

Care Quality Commission

Citygate
Gallowgate
Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE1 4PA

 

Telephone: 0191 233 3587

Internal: 333587

Fax: 01484 772 992

 

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Statutory requests for information made pursuant to access to information
legislation, such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 should be sent to [1][CQC request email].

 

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Our Ref: CQC IAT 2013 0583

 

Dear Mr Hogan

 

We are writing in response to your correspondence dated 21 June 2013 in
which you made a request for information in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA), which CQC received on the same day.

 

The Information Access team has now processed your request and we are
pleased to attach our response in relation to your request.

 

CQC will always endeavour to provide the highest quality responses to
requests for information and seek to provide responses that are as helpful
as possible. We would therefore appreciate it if you can take some time to
complete our online feedback form by visiting the following website:

 

https://webdataforms.cqc.org.uk/Checkbox...

The information you provide will be held securely and only used for the
purposes of improving the Information Rights service that CQC provide.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the team,
quoting our reference number.

Kind regards

 

Sylvia Blakeley

Information Access Officer

Information Access Team

Governance and Legal Services

Care Quality Commission

Citygate
Gallowgate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4PA

 

Fax: 01484 772 992

Tel: 0191 2333617

 

Email: [1][CQC request email]

 

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"Statutory requests for information made under access to information
legislation, such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, should be sent to: [2][CQC request email]"

 

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