Dear Kirklees Borough Council,

Please could you let me know how much Kirklees Borough Council has paid out in compensation over the last 3 financial years to members of the public who have been injured while using local authority run sports facilities.

Ideally, please do not include claimant or defence legal costs. I am simply looking for the total sum paid to claimants over the 3 most recent financial years for which you have figures.

Yours faithfully,

Mike Garnett

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Mr Garnett

RE: 19060 - Local authority run sports facilities

I confirm receipt of your information request and that we are dealing with this and will respond to you in due course.

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Regards

Information Governance Team
The Democracy Service
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Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Mr Garnett,

 

Further to your recent request for information relating to the above,
which has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

You asked :

 

‘Please could you let me know how much Kirklees Borough Council has paid
out in compensation over the last 3 financial years to members of the
public who have been injured while using local authority run sports
facilities.

 

Ideally, please do not include claimant or defence legal costs.  I am
simply looking for the total sum paid to claimants over the 3 most recent
financial years for which you have figures.’

 

Please find the Council’s response below :

 

Financial Year

 

2015-16 = £1677.00

2016-17 = Nil

2017-18 = Nil

 

Most Council sports facilities are operated by independent contractor.

 

If you are not content with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review.  Requests for internal reviews should
be submitted within 2 months of the date of receipt of the response to
your original request and should be addressed to the Monitoring Officer,
1st Floor, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 2EY. 
Alternatively, you can send an email to:
[email address]. 

 

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of any review you have the right
under section 50 of the 2000 Act to apply to the Information Commissioner
for a decision as to whether your request for information has been dealt
with in accordance with the requirements of the Act.  The Information
Commissioner’s website is at www.ico.org.uk and gives more information
about the role and duties of the Commissioner.  The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at: Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Team

The Democracy Service

Email: [email address]

Telephone: 01484 221000

 

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