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Dale Lunham-Harrison

Dear Manchester City Council,

Please could the council provide a list of public footpaths in Cheetham Hill, that are covered by the Highways Act 1980.

Yours faithfully,

Dale Lunham-Harrison

foi@manchester.gov.uk, Manchester City Council

We acknowledge receipt of your request to Manchester City Council,
concerning:

Footpaths in Cheetham Hill

If your request comes under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) or
the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR), we will aim to
respond as promptly as we can and by no later than 20 working days.
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case).

 

The reference number for your request is FOI/10586.

 

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Yours sincerely
Manchester City Council

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foi@manchester.gov.uk, Manchester City Council

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Dear Dale Lunham-Harrison,

 

Request for Information: Footpaths in Cheetham Hill

Reference number: FOI/10586

 

Thank you for your request for information, which was received by
Manchester City Council on 4 September 2023. The Council has considered
the information requested and is satisfied that it falls within the broad
definition of “environmental information” in the Environmental Information
Regulations 2004 (EIR). Your request for information has therefore been
considered under the provisions of the EIR.

 

The Council apologises for this late response.

 

Please see details of your request and the Council’s response is provided
below.

 

Your request:

 

Please could the council provide a list of public footpaths in Cheetham
Hill, that are covered by the Highways Act 1980.

 

Council’s response:

 

Please see the attached list: Cheetham adopted footways

 

 

 

The information supplied to you may be subject to copyright. You are free
to use it for your own purposes, including any non-commercial research you
are doing, and for the purposes of news reporting. Any other re-use (for
example, commercial publication) would require the permission of the
copyright holder. 

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your name and address for correspondence, and you must specify the
information you want to re-use and the purpose you intend to use it for.
We will then consider your request under the Re-use of Public Sector
Information Regulations 2015.

If you are not satisfied with the response to your request, you may ask
the Council for an internal review. This will be undertaken by an officer
not involved in handling your request. If you wish an internal review to
be undertaken you should contact the Democratic Services Legal Team who
can be contacted by post or email: Democratic Services Legal Team, PO Box
532, Town Hall, Manchester M60 2LA  Email:
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Yours sincerely

 

 

Kevin Gillham

Head of Network Management

Highways Service

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Dale Lunham-Harrison

Dear Manchester City Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Manchester City Council's handling of my FOI request 'List of public footpaths in Cheetham Hill'.

I am writing to request an internal review concerning the recent response I received to my Freedom of Information request which was concerned with the list of public footpaths in Cheetham Hill.

I received a document that outlined various public footpaths in the area. However, I believe that the response did not fully address my request.

Specifically, I am seeking clarity on the following points:

Classification of Footpaths: Whether the footpaths listed in the provided document "Cheetham adopted footways.pdf" are officially classified as pavements under the criteria set forth in the Highways Act 1980.

Detailed Specifications: Additional information regarding the width, surface type, and maintenance responsibility of these footpaths/pavements.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 obliges public authorities to provide clear and complete information in response to requests. As I feel that the information provided was incomplete and lacks the necessary details for my inquiry, I am requesting this internal review.

I understand that under the Freedom of Information Act, an internal review should be completed within 20 working days of the request. I am looking forward to your timely response and the provision of the requested clarifications.

Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further information to facilitate the review.

Yours sincerely,
Dale Lunham-Harrison

foi@manchester.gov.uk, Manchester City Council

Dear Dale,

 

 

Re: Request for Information - Internal Review - Reference No: FOI/10586

 

 

Thank you for your email dated 09 January 2024 regarding the Council's
response to your request for information.

 

 

Your email will be treated as a request for internal review of that
original decision and will be dealt with in accordance with the Council’s
Access to Information Complaint Procedure.  The procedure is available on
the Council’s web site at    

 

[1]http://www.manchester.gov.uk/downloads/d...

 

 

Please note your request will be handled as speedily as possible and a
response should be issued no later than 05 March 2024.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Democratic Services

PO Box 532

Town Hall

Manchester

M60 2LA

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