Legal spend

Rupert Pumpkin made this Freedom of Information request to Tees Valley Unlimited

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Dear Tees Valley Unlimited,

1. How much has been spent on legal fees (please break down by law firm).

2. Please provide a list of all gifts and hospitality declarations relating to law firms made by staff and board members of the Tees Valley Unlimited.

Yours faithfully,

Rupert Pumpkin

TVCA Admin,

This email was classified as : OFFICIAL

Dear Mr Pumpkin

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations
2004 – Ref: 31/2016

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on the 27th July 2016.

 

Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (whichever is most
appropriate). You will receive the information requested within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days.

 

However, please note the Acts define a number of exemptions that may
prevent release of the requested information. There will therefore be an
assessment of your request to determine if any exemptions apply to the
information requested. If the information cannot be released, or only
released in part, you will be informed of the reasons why, together with
any rights of appeal.

 

If the information requested refers to a third party, they may be
consulted before deciding whether it can be released.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Tees Valley Combined Authority

Cavendish House, Teesdale Business Park, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6QY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TVCA Admin,

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This email was classified as : OFFICIAL

Dear Mr Pumpkin

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Ref: 31/2016

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on 26^th July. In response to
your request I can now provide the following information. 

 

1.       How much has been spent on legal fees (please break down by law
firm).

The following sums were paid to law firms by Tees Valley Unlimited: 

·         Archers Law £350.00

·         Bond Dickinson £6877.68

·         Thompsons Solicitors £350.00

 

2.       Please provide a list of all gifts and hospitality declarations
relating to law firms made by staff and

        board members of the Tees Valley Unlimited.

There were no gifts and hospitality declarations relating to law firms by
staff or board members of Tees Valley Unlimited.

 

If you have any queries or concerns please contact me in the first
instance.

 

However, if you are unhappy with the way your request for information has
been handled, you can submit a complaint by writing to:

 

Managing Director, Tees Valley Combined Authority, Cavendish House,
Princes Wharf, Teesdale Business Park, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6QY. 

 

If, after your complaint has been determined, you remain dissatisfied with
the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to
the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.  Telephone: 0303 123 1113:  Website:
www.ico.gov.uk

The ICO does not make a charge for an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Neil Kenley

Director Business Investment

 

 

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