Levelling Up Fund Scoring and Challenges: Haden Hill

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Dear Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities,

The publication of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council’s Levelling Up Fund bid (below) reveals they submitted incorrect subsidy control statements, yet somehow still beat other bids which had correct answers.

https://regeneratingsandwell.co.uk/wp-co...

Please provide:

1. the scores given to the bid
2. any related feedback
3. emails about the incorrect subsidy control answer, including any updated representations submitted.

Yours faithfully,

Ginny Bennett

Despatch Box,

                            
Our reference: 30875816             
Information request

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Dear Ginny Bennett
 
Thank you for your Information Request of 24 August 2023 requesting:
 
The publication of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council's Levelling Up
Fund bid (below) reveals they submitted incorrect subsidy control
statements, yet somehow still beat other bids which had correct answers.
https://regeneratingsandwell.co.uk/wp-co...

Please provide:
1. the scores given to the bid
2. any related feedback
3. emails about the incorrect subsidy control answer, including any
updated representations submitted.
 
We will aim to send you a response by 22 September 2023.
 
If you have any questions, please ask by return email. Please leave the
subject line unchanged when replying, to make sure your email gets
straight to us.
 
Kind regards,
 
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities FOI Team
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Despatch Box,

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Our reference: 30875816             
Information request

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Dear Ginny Bennett
 
Thank you for your request for information concerning:
 
The publication of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council's Levelling Up
Fund bid (below) reveals they submitted incorrect subsidy control
statements, yet somehow still beat other bids which had correct answers.
https://regeneratingsandwell.co.uk/wp-co...

Please provide:
1. the scores given to the bid
2. any related feedback
3. emails about the incorrect subsidy control answer, including any
updated representations submitted..
 
Unfortunately we are unable to provide this information. Please find
attached our formal response which sets out the reasons for this.
 
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities FOI Team
 
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.