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Dear Havering Borough Council,

1) Please provide in Microsoft excel format for the end of the 2018/19 financial year:

a. the sum total of pension fund assets under management;

b. full details of what the Local Government Pension Fund currently invests in, including the full name and amounts of each fund, bond, institution and investment held, by asset class or category, including specific equities;

c. full details of any investments in: renewable energy, green technologies, social housing or community wealth building or low carbon funds.

I would like to receive this information in an unlocked excel sheet without protected cells (.xls). If you have to password protect the excel sheet, please can you also provide the password to the excel sheet.

2) Please provide any Local Government Pension Fund or Council policy or strategy statements, meeting minutes, investment principles, or Investment Strategy Statements that commit to reducing investments in fossil fuel producers or to decarbonise the Fund

If one part of the request can be answered sooner than others, please send that information first followed by any subsequent data. If you need further clarification, please contact me by email.

Yours faithfully,

James Marriott

Accessinfo, Havering Borough Council

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Dear James Marriott

 

Acknowledgement of Information Request - AIR19077C

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information received on 11^th
December 2019. Your email is being considered and you will receive a
response to your request as soon as possible. 

 

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 allows authorities 20 working days,
following date of receipt, in which to respond to requests.  You may be
aware the legislation defines a number of exemptions which may prevent
release of the information you have requested.  If any of the exemption
categories apply then the information will not be released. In these
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our reasons for withholding the information and your rights of appeal. 

 

Please bear in mind the legislation allows access to information 'held' by
the Council and not for the creation of new information or opinion. 
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Further information regarding Access to Information is also available
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Yours sincerely

 

Access to Information Team

London Borough of Havering | Access to Information

Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BB

 

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Accessinfo, Havering Borough Council

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Dear James Marriott

 

I refer to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  Your request has been considered and the
information held by Pension Services is as follows:

 

+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Question|Please provide in Microsoft excel format for the end of the 2018/19 financial year: |
|1 | |
| |  |
| | |
| |a. the sum total of pension fund assets under management; |
| | |
| |  |
| | |
| |b. full details of what the Local Government Pension Fund currently invests in, including the full name and|
| |amounts of each fund, bond, institution and investment held, by asset class or category, including specific|
| |equities; |
| | |
| |  |
| | |
| |c. full details of any investments in: renewable energy, green technologies, social housing or community |
| |wealth building or low carbon funds. |
|--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|a.)   Please see the below link to Havering Website Pension Fund Accounts 2018/19 for total of pension fund|
| |assets under management |
| | |
| |[1]https://www.havering.gov.uk/downloads/fi...
| | |
| |  |
| | |
| |b.)   Please see attached Holdings Spreadsheet. |
| | |
| |  |
| | |
| |c.)   Havering Pension fund do not hold any  investments in: renewable energy, green technologies, social |
| |housing or community wealth building or low carbon funds. |
|--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question|Please provide any Local Government Pension Fund or Council policy or strategy statements, meeting minutes,|
|2 |investment principles, or Investment Strategy Statements that commit to reducing investments in fossil fuel|
| |producers or to decarbonise the Fund |
|--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Response|Please see the link to the Havering Website page for detailed response - |
| |[2]https://www.havering.gov.uk/downloads/20... |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

In accordance with the Act, this email also acts as a Refusal Notice and
details of the exemption applied is as follows:

 

Exemption under section: 21 Accessible through other means.

 

Information the exemption applied to: Question 1a and Question 2.

 

Reason for applying the exemption: The information is available via
[3]https://www.havering.gov.uk/downloads/fi...

and [4]https://www.havering.gov.uk/downloads/20...

 

Public Interest Test: N/A.

 

I trust the information is of use to you and will close your request.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request has been
handled you have the right to request an internal review within 3 months
by addressing your reasons to the:

 

Access to Information Team

London Borough of Havering

Town Hall

Main Road

Romford

RM1 3BD

 

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner at the
following address:

 

Office of the Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF

Telephone:   0303 123 1113

[5]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Access to Information Team

London Borough of Havering | Access to Information

Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BB

 

t 01708 431067 |

e [6][Havering Borough Council request email]  

w [7]www.havering.gov.uk

text relay 18001 01708 432476

 

[8]CSPT

 

Sign up for [9]email updates for local news and information

 

 

This document is strictly confidential and is intended only for use by the
addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying,
distribution or other action taken in reliance of the information
contained in this e-mail is strictly prohibited. Any views expressed by
the sender of this message are not necessarily those of the London Borough
of Havering. If you have received this transmission in error, please use
the reply function to tell us and then permanently delete what you have
received. This email was scanned for viruses by the London Borough of
Havering anti-virus services and on leaving the Authority was found to be
virus free. Please note: Incoming and outgoing e-mail messages are
routinely monitored for compliance with our policy on the use of
electronic communications.

Havering Council’s Privacy Notice can be found on our website Data
Protection,
https://www.havering.gov.uk/info/20044/c...,
which outlines your rights and how we collect, use, store, delete and
protect your personal data.

References

Visible links
1. https://www.havering.gov.uk/downloads/fi...
2. https://www.havering.gov.uk/downloads/20...
3. https://www.havering.gov.uk/downloads/fi...
4. https://www.havering.gov.uk/downloads/20...
5. http://www.ico.org.uk/
6. mailto:[Havering Borough Council request email]
7. http://www.havering.gov.uk/
9. http://www.havering.gov.uk/Pages/Service...

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