Dear Torbay Borough Council,
This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act. I would like to request the following information:
(1) All internal correspondence and communications that mentions, or refers to, the private investigations firm Precision Risk and Intelligence Limited (https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/compa...).
(2) All external correspondence and communications that mentions, or refers to, the private investigations firm Precision Risk and Intelligence Limited, including communications between the council and the firm’s directors and secretaries (past and present).
By ‘correspondence and communications’, I define this as including, but not limited to the following:
- Emails (and their attachments)
- Minutes taken during meetings
- Ministerial submissions
- Research documents
- Press clippings
- Presentation slides
- Notes taken during telephone conversations
- Text messages / WhatsApp messages
- Drafts of reports
I would like to receive this information in an electronic format. If you feel that a substantive response to this request is not possible within a reasonable time frame, I would be grateful if you could contact me and provide assistance as to how I can refine the request. If you need any clarification, please contact me. I look forward to receiving a response in 20 working days. Many thanks.
Dear Ms Corderoy
Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 3 August
2018. We are currently processing your request and will contact you within
20 working days.
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contact us, quoting the reference number above in all communications.
Information Compliance Support Officer
Torquay Town Hall
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Dear Ms Corderoy
Further to your request received on 3 August 2018, I confirm that Torbay
Council has now considered your request under the Freedom of Information
Our response is attached.
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