Money spent on flood defences across South Norfolk

Andrea Swan made this Freedom of Information request to South Norfolk District Council

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Dear South Norfolk District Council,

I would like to know how much has been spent on flood defences over the last 5 years. In addition, I would also like to find out how much the council has spent repairing flood damages.

Yours faithfully,

Andrea Swan

Right2Know, South Norfolk District Council

Dear Andrea

 

Thank you for your request of information which is being considered. You
may be aware that we have to respond to Freedom of Information (FOI)
requests within 20 working days and as soon as is reasonably practicable,
therefore you will receive a response by Tuesday 30^th October 2018 or
earlier.

 

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions, which may
prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an
assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then some or all
of the information may not be released. You will be informed if this is
the case, including your rights of appeal.

 

If any of the information you have requested is not contained in a
recorded format, South Norfolk Council is not obliged to create
information for the purpose of responding to your request

 

There may be a fee payable for ‘reasonable disbursement’ costs such as
postage and photocopying. This will be considered and you will be informed
if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must be paid before the
information is processed and released. The 20 working day time limit for
responses is suspended until receipt of the payment.

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please let me know.  If you do
contact us again concerning this request, please quote FOI 18-460.

 

Regards

 

Chelsea Lee

Business Support Apprentice

t 01508 533 645 e [email addresswww.south-norfolk.gov.uk

 

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Right2Know, South Norfolk District Council

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Dear Andrea

 

I refer to your Freedom of Information request to which I am now in a
position to respond.

 

Funding for the area is generally administered by the Regional Flood and
Coastal Committee (RFCC) – further info at:
 [1]https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ang...

 

However to be thorough in our response, we can advise that we have spent
the following on sand bags:

 

2018/19 £460 to date
2017/18 £920
2016/17 £1289
2015/16 £1725
2014/15 £1380
2013/14 £1800

 

I hope this is of assistance and is sufficient to meet your requirements,
but if, for whatever reason you wish to get back to me, please feel free
to do so. In particular if you are unhappy with the information provided
or how your request was handled please let me know and I will explain how
you can request an internal review of our decision. 

 

Please quote FOI 18-460 in any further correspondence concerning this
request.

 

Regards

 

Emma Goddard
Senior Governance Officer & Deputy Monitoring Officer
t 01508 533943 e [email address]  [2]www.south-norfolk.gov.uk 
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From: Right2Know
Sent: 03 October 2018 09:38
To: Andrea Swan <[FOI #523257 email]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request 18-460 - Money spent on flood
defences across South Norfolk

 

Dear Andrea

 

Thank you for your request of information which is being considered. You
may be aware that we have to respond to Freedom of Information (FOI)
requests within 20 working days and as soon as is reasonably practicable,
therefore you will receive a response by Tuesday 30^th October 2018 or
earlier.

 

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions, which may
prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an
assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then some or all
of the information may not be released. You will be informed if this is
the case, including your rights of appeal.

 

If any of the information you have requested is not contained in a
recorded format, South Norfolk Council is not obliged to create
information for the purpose of responding to your request

 

There may be a fee payable for ‘reasonable disbursement’ costs such as
postage and photocopying. This will be considered and you will be informed
if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must be paid before the
information is processed and released. The 20 working day time limit for
responses is suspended until receipt of the payment.

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please let me know.  If you do
contact us again concerning this request, please quote FOI 18-460.

 

Regards

 

Chelsea Lee

Business Support Apprentice

t 01508 533 645 e [6][email address]  [7]www.south-norfolk.gov.uk

 

South Norfolk Council - Investors In People | Platinum

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