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Payment of £40,000 from Buccleuch Estates to Sanquhar Common Good and another matter.

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Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

This request is in part a follow up to a previous request which can be seen here:

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/p...

The information sought now is as follows:

Please corroborate the payment of £40,000 by Buccleuch Estates to Sanquhar Common Good. This should give evidence of the fact this has been paid to Sanquhar Common Good.

Please outline the transfers which occurred in the Title Deeds for the land that was owned by Sanquhar Common Good that was sold unlawfully by Buccleuch Estates. This should be verified by evidence of all transfers etc in the Title Deeds.

It is known to be the case that Dumfries and Galloway Council has the power to obtain this information.

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Cameron

Dumfries and Galloway Council

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 23/04/2019 which we are dealing with in terms of the above legislation. We have given your request the unique reference 406762 and we would appreciate it if you could quote this on all correspondence to us.

Under the terms of the legislation, we have an obligation to respond to your request within 20 working days from the day after your request was received. We will therefore aim to respond to your request by 22/05/2019.

Please be aware that, in some circumstances, a fee may be payable for the retrieval, collation and provision of the information you have requested. If this is the case, a fees notice will be issued, which would need to be paid in order to progress your request.

If your request for information is considered and deemed as a 'business as usual' request, it will be responded to by the appropriate Service within the Council.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact [email address].

Kind Regards

FOI Unit
Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Dumfries and Galloway Council

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

Thank you for your request for information that we received on 23/04/2019 which we are dealing with in terms of the above legislation. We have given your request the unique reference 406762 and we would appreciate if you could quote this on all correspondence to us.

In order to assist the appropriate Council service(s) to deal with your request, can we please ask you to clarify the following:

please specify the land you require details on, and which transfers you are referring to..

Please be aware that in line with the above legislation, the 20 working days to respond to your request has been suspended and will be recalculated when we receive clarification from you.

Kind Regards

FOI Unit
Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

I acknowledge receipt of your message of 3 May 2019. For reasons unknown I wasn't notified of this having been received and have just seen it now.

The lands in question were those covered in previous FOI requests to Dumfries and Galloway Council. These can be viewed here:

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/f...

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/p...

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/p...

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/p...

I trust these will be satisfactory for your purposes.

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Cameron

Dumfries and Galloway Council

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 23/04/2019 which we are dealing with in terms of the above legislation. We have given your request the unique reference 406762 and we would appreciate it if you could quote this on all correspondence to us.

Under the terms of the legislation, we have an obligation to respond to your request within 20 working days from the day after your request was received. We will therefore aim to respond to your request by 26/06/2019.

Please be aware that, in some circumstances, a fee may be payable for the retrieval, collation and provision of the information you have requested. If this is the case, a fees notice will be issued, which would need to be paid in order to progress your request.

If your request for information is considered and deemed as a 'business as usual' request, it will be responded to by the appropriate Service within the Council.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact [email address].

Kind Regards

FOI Unit
Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Dumfries and Galloway Council

Please find below the Council's response to your request 406762 which was received on 23/04/2019.

Details of request: This request is in part a follow up to a previous request which can be seen here:

https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlo...

The information sought now is as follows:

Please corroborate the payment of £40,000 by Buccleuch Estates to Sanquhar Common Good. This should give evidence of the fact this has been paid to Sanquhar Common Good.

Please outline the transfers which occurred in the Title Deeds for the land that was owned by Sanquhar Common Good that was sold unlawfully by Buccleuch Estates. This should be verified by evidence of all transfers etc in the Title Deeds.

It is known to be the case that Dumfries and Galloway Council has the power to obtain this information.

Response:

Dumfries and Galloway Council confirm that we do not hold any additional information to that which has been provided in the previous FOI responses detailed in the requests

Please be aware that the Council holds the copyright, where applicable, for the information provided and it may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material not being used in a misleading context. The source of the material must be acknowledged as Dumfries and Galloway Council and the title of the document must be included when being reproduced as part of another publication or service.

If you require any further clarification, please contact us. However, if you are not satisfied with the way in which your request has been dealt with, you can request us to carry out an internal review of the decision by emailing [email address] or writing to us within 40 working days of receiving this response.

If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of the review, you have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision. Appeals to the Commissioner can be made online at www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal or in writing to: The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS.

Kind Regards

FOI Unit
Dumfries and Galloway Council

This email, from Dumfries and Galloway Council, and any files transmitted with it, is confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed.

If you are not the intended recipient of this email (and any attachment) please inform the sender by return email and destroy all copies. If you are not the intended recipient or responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any use, disclosure, review, dissemination, distribution or reproduction of this email is strictly prohibited. Please be aware that communication by internet email is not secure as messages can be intercepted and read by someone else. Dumfries and Galloway Council do not accept liability for any loss or damage which may result from this email or any files attached. It is your responsibility to scan this email and any attachments for computer viruses or other defects.

Any email including its content may be monitored and used by the Council for reasons of security and form monitoring internal compliance with the policy on staff use. Email monitoring or blocking software may also be used.

Any email message sent or received by the Council may require to be disclosed by the Council under the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. For further information and to view the Council’s privacy statement please go to https://www.dumgal.gov.uk/privacy

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