Legal cases

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I write to ask for information under the freedom of information act.

1. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please state:
- the number of legal disputes between your department and other central government departments and non-departmental government bodies.

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status (resolved or ongoing)
-Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department

2. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please supply the number of legal disputes between yours department and a UK local council (including district, county, borough, unitary, parish).

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute with current status (resolved or ongoing)
-Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department.

3.For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please state the number of legal disputes between your department and a regional mayoral department.

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status (resolved or ongoing)
-Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department

Yours faithfully,

Louis Goddard

Sara Jermin, Children's Commissioner for Wales

Dear Louis Goddard

Thank you for contacting us and for your freedom of information request.

1. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please state:
- the number of legal disputes between your department and other central government departments and non-departmental government bodies.
OUR RESPONSE: No legal disputes

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status (resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department
OUR RESPONSE: not applicable

2. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please supply the number of legal disputes between yours department and a UK local council (including district, county, borough, unitary, parish).
OUR RESPONSE: No legal disputes

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute with current status (resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department.
OUR RESPONSE: No legal disputes

3.For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please state the number of legal disputes between your department and a regional mayoral department.
OUR RESPONSE: No legal disputes

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status (resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department
OUR RESPONSE: Not applicable

If you are dissatisfied with this information, you have the right to request an internal review. All reviews are impartial and undertaken by a member of the Commissioner’s Management Team. Reviews will usually be completed within 20 working days following the date a request for review is received. In exceptional cases, the time for response may be extended to 40 working days.

Requests for internal review should be clearly marked, and can either be mailed to [Children’s Commissioner for Wales request email] or sent by post to the following address: Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Oystermouth House, Charter Court, Phoenix Way, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9FS

If you remain dissatisfied with the findings of the internal review, you should contact the Information Commissioner on the details below:
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. T: 01625 545700

Kind regards,
Sara.

Sara Jermin
Pennaeth Cyfathrebu a Pherfformiad | Head of Communications and Performance
Comisiynydd Plant Cymru | Children’s Commissioner for Wales

T: 01792 765638
M: 07794 123132
W: www.childcomwales.org.uk | www.complantcymru.org.uk
E: [email address] | [email address]
P: Oystermouth House, Charter Court, Phoenix Way, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9FS |
TĹ· Ystumllwynarth, Ffordd Phoenix, Llansamlet, Abertawe SA7 9FS.
Twitter: @complantcymru | @childcomwales

Rydym yn croesawu derbyn gohebiaeth a galwadau yn Gymraeg. Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a galwadau a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd cysylltu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi | We welcome receiving correspondence and calls in Welsh. We will respond to correspondence and calls in Welsh, and contacting us in Welsh will not lead to delay.

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Many thanks for the prompt response.

Yours sincerely,

Louis Goddard

Sara Jermin, Children's Commissioner for Wales

Dwi allan o'r swyddfa tan 5 o Dachwedd 2018. Os yw'ch neges yn un brys yna
ffoniwch y swyddfa ar 01792 765600 a gofynnwch am fy nghyd-weithiwr, Lewis
Lloyd. Fel arall, fe wna i ymateb i'ch ebost wedi i mi ddychwelyd.

 

Cofion,

Sara.

 

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I'm away from the office until 5 November 2018. If your message is urgent
please contact the office on 01792 765600 and ask to speak with my
colleague, Lewis Lloyd. Otherwise, I'll respond to your message on my
return.

 

Best wishes,

Sara.