Dear Manchester City Council,
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I require the following information.
1. Are Manchester Council buying housing stock outside Manchester
a) how many houses have been purchased
b) the reason for the purchasing outside Manchester
c) location of each property
d) The rateable value of each property
e) date of purchase for each property
f) are the properties occupied/unoccupied.
g) do Manchester Council own property in Devon, housing or commercial.
Dear Ms O'Keefe
Re: Request for Information - Reference No: HSG/95GJ4T
Thank you for your request for information received by Manchester City
Council on 4th March 2013.
Please note that it may take up to 20 working days (approximately 4 weeks)
for the Council to consider your request and to provide a formal response.
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notified and kept informed.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Information Compliance Unit
PO Box 532
Email: [Manchester City Council request email]
Dear Ms O'Keefe
Thank you for your request for information, which was received by
Manchester City Council 04 March 2013 and has been considered under the
provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FoIA).
Are Manchester Council buying housing stock outside Manchester?
In response to your request for information, the information has
been summarised as follows:
Manchester City Council do not own any housing property outside of
Manchester and at present there is no intention of the Council purchasing
If you are not satisfied with this response given you may ask for an
internal review and if you are not content with the outcome of the
internal review, you have the right to apply directly to the Information
Commissioner for a decision. In the first instance, you should contact me
if you wish to complain or have any further issues with the response
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner's Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Should you require further statistical information, please contact
Manchester City Council’s Information & Compliance team on (0161) 234
4415, or by email at: [Manchester City Council request email]
Please remember to quote your reference number HSG/95GJ4T in any future
Delivery Manager (Access)
c/o Housing Customer Services Team
Manchester City Council
PO Box 532
Tel 0161 234 4722
Internal 800 4722
1. mailto:[Manchester City Council request email]
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