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Legal Indemnities

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Dear Copeland Borough Council,

"Can the Council provide any information that it has agreed to indemnify Mayor Starkie, at Tax Payers expense, in respect of any costs he may incur in seeking to pursue any private legal action at this time under the provisions of The Local Authorities (Indemnities form Members and Officers) Order 2004?"

Yours faithfully,

Colin Wales
34 Fairholme
Sedbergh
Cumbria LA10 5Y

info@copeland.gov.uk, Copeland Borough Council

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Dear Mr Wales
 
Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request.  Your request for
information has been forwarded on to our Freedom of Information Officer,
who will respond to your request as soon as possible, and not later than
20 days after receiving your request.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Customer Services Officer
 
Tel: 01946 598300
Email: [1][Copeland Borough Council request email]
Website: [2]www.copeland.gov.uk
Copeland Borough Council, Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, Cumbria,
CA28 7JG. Tel: 01946 598300. Fax: 01946 598303. [3]www.copeland.gov.uk,
[4][Copeland Borough Council request email]
 

 
Working to improve lives, communities and the prosperity of Copeland
 

Customer Service Officer

Copeland Direct

Copeland Borough Council 

Copeland Borough Council, Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, CA28
7JG. Tel: 01946 598300. Fax: 01946
598303. [5]www.copeland.gov.uk, [6][Copeland Borough Council request email]

 



Working to improve lives, communities and the prosperity of Copeland

 

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From: Colin Wales <[FOI #493222 email]>
Date: Monday, 25 June 2018, 21:45:06
To: FOI requests at Copeland Borough Council <[Copeland Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Legal Indemnities
Dear Copeland Borough Council,

"Can the Council provide any information that it has agreed to indemnify
Mayor Starkie, at Tax Payers expense, in respect of any costs he may incur
in seeking to pursue any private legal action at this time under the
provisions of The Local Authorities (Indemnities form Members and
Officers) Order 2004?"

Yours faithfully,

Colin Wales
34 Fairholme
Sedbergh
Cumbria LA10 5Y

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Clifford Walker, Copeland Borough Council

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Dear Mr Wales,

 

I acknowledge receipt of your Request for Information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

Your request is being considered and you will receive any recorded
information held by Copeland Borough Council within the statutory
timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act
2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a
reference to a third party.

 

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions, which may
prevent release of the information you have requested.  There will be an
assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the
information will not be released.  You will be informed if this is the
case, including your rights of appeal.

 

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you.  You will be informed if this is the case.

 

There may be a fee payable for this information.  This will be considered
and you will be informed if a fee is payable.  In this event the fee must
be paid before the information is processed and released.  The 20 working
day time limit for responses is suspended until receipt of the payment.

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me.

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone 01625 545700

[1]https://ico.org.uk/

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Cliff Walker

Information Governance and Data Protection Officer

Copeland Borough Council

 

Tel: 01946 59 8529

Email: [2][email address]

 

Copeland Borough Council, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street,
Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7SJ. Tel: 01946 598300. Fax: 01946 598303.
[3]www.copeland.gov.uk, [4][Copeland Borough Council request email]

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Working to improve lives, communities and the prosperity of Copeland

 

 

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From: Colin Wales <[6][FOI #493222 email]>
Date: Monday, 25 June 2018, 21:45:06
To: FOI requests at Copeland Borough Council <[7][Copeland Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Legal Indemnities

Dear Copeland Borough Council,

"Can the Council provide any information that it has agreed to indemnify
Mayor Starkie, at Tax Payers expense, in respect of any costs he may incur
in seeking to pursue any private legal action at this time under the
provisions of The Local Authorities (Indemnities form Members and
Officers) Order 2004?"

Yours faithfully,

Colin Wales
34 Fairholme
Sedbergh
Cumbria LA10 5Y

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Clifford Walker, Copeland Borough Council

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Dear Mr Wales,

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding Legal Indemnities.
Please accept my apology for the delay in response.

 

I can advise that the information requested is as follows:

 

Copeland Borough Council has not agreed to indemnify Mayor Starkie, at Tax
Payers expense, in respect of any costs he may incur in seeking to pursue
any private legal action at this time under the provisions of The Local
Authorities (Indemnities form Members and Officers) Order 2004

 

I hope this is the information you require, but do not hesitate to contact
me if you wish to clarify anything further.

 

The Council makes every effort to make sure that the services it provides
are as efficient and effective as possible, and this includes any requests
under the Freedom of Information Act.

 

If you believe that your request has not been dealt with satisfactorily
you should follow the Council’s complaints procedure.

 

If you have followed the complaints procedure and are still not happy with
how your request has been dealt with you may also contact the:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Enquiry/Information Line: 01625 545 745

For more information: [1]https://ico.org.uk/

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Cliff Walker

Information Governance and Data Protection Officer

Copeland Borough Council

 

Tel: 01946 59 8529

Email: [2][email address]

 

Copeland Borough Council, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street,
Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7SJ. Tel: 01946 598300. Fax: 01946 598303.
[3]www.copeland.gov.uk, [4][Copeland Borough Council request email]

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Working to improve lives, communities and the prosperity of Copeland

 

 

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From: Colin Wales <[6][FOI #493222 email]>
Date: Monday, 25 June 2018, 21:45:06
To: FOI requests at Copeland Borough Council <[7][Copeland Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Legal Indemnities

Dear Copeland Borough Council,

"Can the Council provide any information that it has agreed to indemnify
Mayor Starkie, at Tax Payers expense, in respect of any costs he may incur
in seeking to pursue any private legal action at this time under the
provisions of The Local Authorities (Indemnities form Members and
Officers) Order 2004?"

Yours faithfully,

Colin Wales
34 Fairholme
Sedbergh
Cumbria LA10 5Y

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[8][FOI #493222 email]

Is [9][Copeland Borough Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information
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form:
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be delayed.

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