Lower Thames Crossing Business Case

Laura Blake made this Freedom of Information request to National Highways Limited

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The request was refused by National Highways Limited.

Dear Highways England Company Limited,

Please can you provide a copy of the latest 2020 Lower Thames Crossing Business Case. Whilst I believe this document would have formed part of the LTC Development Consent Order (DCO) application, it was never published publicly.

Yours faithfully,

Laura Blake

Highways England, National Highways Limited

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We do not appear to have received a response to our FOI request within the maximum response time quoted in your auto-response. We remind you that, by law, you should normally have responded promprtly and by 14th Jan 2021. We would appreciate your reply at your earliest convenience please.

Kind regards

Laura Blake

Highways England, National Highways Limited

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FOI Advice, National Highways Limited

Dear Ms Blake,

 

I am writing in connection with your request for the Business Case for the
Lower Thames Crossing that you sent to Highways England on the 12 December
2020.

 

I can confirm that Highways England did receive the request at the time
but unfortunately due to an administrative error at our Customer Contact
Centre (CCC) it was not progressed for further action. It appears that the
reason this happened is that the CCC Advisor has believed that this
request was the same as your request for the Appraisal Summary Table (AST)
request that was received on the same day within an hour of this request
and therefore duplicated it to the AST request on their system and not
forwarded the request on.

 

Please accept my sincere apologies for this and any inconvenience this
delay may have caused. We have now located your original request with CCC
system and this has been forwarded to the Lower Thames Crossing team for
action and response, and we hope to have a full response to you as soon as
possible.

 

If you have any queries about this please contact our team. Please
remember to quote reference number 101756 in any future communications.

 

Kind Regards

 

Jonathan Drysdale

Freedom of Information Officer (HE)

Information & Technology

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Dear Ms Blake
 
Please find attached our response to your recent request for information,
as submitted on 12 December 2020.
Kind regards
Tosin Adekunle, Correspondence Officer
Highways England | Woodlands | Manton Lane | Bedford | MK41 7LW
Web: [1]http://www.highways.gov.uk
 
 
 

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