Re purchase of council houses

Lucy Offord made this Freedom of Information request to Gloucestershire County Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was partially successful.

Dear Gloucestershire County Council,

Please can you let me know how many council houses that have been purchased under the right to buy scheme in your county have been re purchased by Gloucestershire County Council for whatever reason in the last 10 years.

Yours faithfully,

Lucy Offord

WILMSHURST, Teresa, Gloucestershire County Council

Dear Ms Offord

Request for Information (Reference 11/FOI/3523)

I am writing in response to your request for information received on 17
June 2011 concerning council housing.

Your request has been investigated but I have to inform you that we do not
hold the information you have requested.

The information you have requested is available from the district councils
and I have transferred your request to them. The contact details for them
are:

Cheltenham Borough Council

Municipal Offices

Promenade

Cheltenham

Gloucestershire

GL50 9SA

Telephone: 01242 264350

Email: [1][email address]

Cotswold District Council

Trinity Road
Cirencester
Gloucestershire
GL7 1PX
Telephone: 01285 623000
Email: [2][email address]

Forest of Dean District Council

Telephone: 01594 812487
Email: [3][email address]

Gloucester City Council

Policy and Communications Department
Gloucester City Council
North Warehouse
The Docks
Gloucester GL1 2EP

Telephone: 01452 396160
Email: [4][email address]
Web: [5]www.gloucester.gov.uk/foi

Stroud District Council

Legal Assistant

Stroud District Council

Westward Road

Ebley

Stroud

Gloucestershire, GL5 4UB

Email: [6][email address]

Tewkesbury Borough Council

Borough Solicitor

Tewkesbury Borough Council

Council Offices

Gloucester Road

Tewkesbury, GL20 5TT

Telephone: 01684 295010

Email: [7][email address]

If you feel that we have failed to comply with the FoIA in relation to
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I will now close your request as of this date.

Yours sincerely

Teresa Wilmshurst

Information Manager

Gloucestershire County Council

Shire Hall

Westgate Street

Gloucester

GL1 2TG

Tel: 01452 426186

Email: [10][email address]

Go to [11]www.gloucestershire.gov.uk to find information on any County
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Gloucestershire County Council

Thank you for your email enquiry. Your request for information has been
logged as FOI and you will receive a response within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely

Emily Adams
Customer Relations and Research Officer
Room 9, Ground Floor
Municipal Offices
Cheltenham Borough Council
Tel 01242 774931
E-mail [email address]

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donotrpely@cotswold.gov.uk,

Hi,

Your request has been submitted.

You should receive an email from an administrator shortly.

Kind regards

Linda Williams,

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Gloucestershire County Council

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In response to your FOI request of the 17th June, 2011 please be advised
that the response from Tewkesbury Borough Council is - NIL.

Val Garside
Housing Options & Community Safety Manager
Tewkesbury Borough Council
Gloucester Road
Tewkesbury GL20 5TT

Tel: 01684 272259
Fax: 01684 272049
e mail: v[1][email address]

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Gloucestershire County Council

Dear Ms Offord

With reference to your request I can confirm that a total of 468
houses/flats have been purchased under the right to buy scheme in respect
of Cheltenham Borough Council.

Sheila Dean

Para Legal

ONE LEGAL

The legal service to Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Borough Councils

Tel. 01684 272691

Fax. 01684 272040

DX 11406 Tewkesbury

This email may contain information which is privileged and confidential.
Please do not forward to anyone else without my consent.

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Ruth Silk,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information (FOI)
request made to Gloucester City Council.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), we
anticipate to respond to your request for information within 20 working
days. If this is not the case, we will be in touch to discuss an extension
to this deadline.

For further information on making a FOI request with Gloucester City
Council, or to view our online Publication Scheme; click here.

Ruth Silk
Business Improvement Officer

Business Improvement Service T: 01452 396712
Phillpotts Warehouse F: 01452 396560
The Docks
Gloucester
[email address]
GL1 2EQ www.gloucester.gov.uk
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Ruth Silk,

Dear Ms Offord,

I am writing in regard to your Freedom of Information (FOI) enquiry made
on 17 June 2011, concerning Right to Buys.

Having considered your request for information I am writing to ask for an
extension to the 20 working days response outlined in the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

Your request for information is taking more time than initially
anticipated. As a result, I require until 26 August 2011 to compile a good
quality response to your FOI enquiry.

Thank you for anticipated co-operation in this matter and I look forward
to hearing from you shortly.

Ruth Silk
Business Improvement Officer

Business Improvement Service T: 01452 396712
Phillpotts Warehouse F: 01452 396560
The Docks
Gloucester
[email address]
GL1 2EQ www.gloucester.gov.uk
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Gloucester City Council does not accept any responsibility for any
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Re: Freedom of Information request

Thank you for your request for information received on 17^^th June 2011

Your request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(FOIA).

Firstly, let me begin by apologising for the delay in responding to your
FOI request. Please find below Gloucester City Council’s response to
your request for information. 

 

Q.      Please can you let me know how many council houses that have been

     purchased under the right to buy scheme in your county have been re

     purchased by Gloucestershire County Council for whatever reason in

     the last 10 years.

       
A.      I am writing to inform you that we have searched our records and
the information you requested is not held by Gloucester City Council.
Instead this function is delivered by Gloucestershire County Council, who
may hold some or all of the information you require. They can be contacted
at 01452 425000 or at [1][email address]

       

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request a review by contacting the Council at:

* E-mail        [email address].uk  
( Telephone     01452 396 967  
+ Post  Freedom of Information

Gloucester City Council

Herbert Warehouse

The Docks

Gloucester

GL1 2EQ

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45           

Website: www.ico.gov.uk  

There is no charge for making an appeal.

Ruth Silk
Business Improvement Officer

Business Improvement Service   T: 01452 396712
Phillpotts Warehouse                  F: 01452 396560
The Docks                              
Gloucester                              
[email address].uk       
GL1 2EQ                                  www.gloucester.gov.uk
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Gloucester City Council does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of
information in this message,
and any views expressed are not necessarily the views of Gloucester City
Council.
Gloucester City Council does not accept any responsibility for any
disruption or loss to your data or
computer systems that may occur whilst using any program or document
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