Payment of £6,873,434 to Renewi when they terminated waste contract.

Response to this request is delayed. By law, Dumfries and Galloway Council should normally have responded promptly and by (details)

Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

This is a follow up to a previous request on the same subject.

Please provide information as follows:

The terms of the termination of the contract. This to show how the payment of £6,873,434 was calculated.

Who was responsible for the negotiations with Renewi? The job title(s) will suffice and personal names are not necessary.

Did any council employee, their family, friends, or associates, benefit from this in any way?

Yours faithfully,

James Plant

Dumfries and Galloway Council

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 28/05/2019 which we are dealing with in terms of the above legislation. We have given your request the unique reference 413885 and we would appreciate it if you could quote this on all correspondence to us.

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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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Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

You have failed to provide the information requested for which the time limit required this to be received by 25 June 2019. It is clear you consider compliance with the Freedom of Information Act is discretionary, rather than mandatory. Your conduct is now unlawful and needs to be remedied without further delay. You should ensure that the information is sent within the next 10 calendar days.

Yours faithfully,

James Plant

Dumfries and Galloway Council

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004

Thank you for your request for a formal review which was received on 02/07/2019 and is being dealt with. We will respond within 20 working days from the day after the request was received. A response to your request will be sent promptly, and in any event not later than 30/07/2019.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact [email address].

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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