Regional Economic Council Meetings

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

- The number of meetings of the Regional Economic Council (REC)that the chair of Yorkshire Forward has attended since October 2008.

- The number of other board members or Yorkshire Forward staff members travelling with the chair to those meetings.

- The total cost of travel and accomodation of Yorkshire Forward staff when attending those meetings.

- Details of any meetings of the Yorkshire Forward board concerning the results of REC meetings.

Yours faithfully,

Sam Urquhart

Rachel Mason, Yorkshire Forward

Dear Mr. Urquhart,

Thank you for your request for information disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, in which you requested information regarding Regional Economic Council Meetings.

I acknowledge receipt of your requests received 29th May 2009 and advise that I am dealing with it in accordance with the Act. Please quote the relevant reference on all future correspondence regarding your request.

Yours sincerely

Rachel Mason

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Rachel Mason, Yorkshire Forward

Dear Mr. Urquhart,

I write in response to your request for information disclosure under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000, in which you requested the following
information about Regional Economic Council Meetings, and I address each
of your points in turn:

1) The number of meetings of the Regional Economic Council (REC) that the
chair of Yorkshire Forward has attended since October 2008.

Response: 3

2) The number of other board members or Yorkshire Forward staff members
travelling with the chair to those meetings.

Response: Nil

3) The total cost of travel and accommodation of Yorkshire Forward staff
when attending those meetings.

Response: Nil. (See Point 2) - No other Yorkshire Forward staff travelled
with the Chair to the REC Meetings.

4) Details of any meetings of the Yorkshire Forward board concerning the
results of REC meetings.

Response: Please use the attached link to the minutes of 92^nd (30^th
October 2008) and 95^th (12^th March 2009) [1]Yorkshire Forward Board
Meetings concerning the results of REC meetings.

I trust this information is helpful to you.

As this request has been logged as a request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act, Yorkshire Forward is obliged to offer you the
right to complain. If you are not satisfied with the way we have handled
your request, or if you are unhappy with our response, you can appeal via
our Complaints Procedure, a copy of which is attached. The Yorkshire
Forward Team that has been dealing with your request is Secretariat. If
you are still dissatisfied after pursuing our Complaints Procedure,
then you may wish to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:
Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF, telephone: 01625 545700, fax: 01625 524510 or email
[2][email address] The Information Commissioner's website is:
[3]www.ico.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Rachel Mason

Rachel Mason
Corporate Information & Data Manager
Yorkshire Forward
Victoria House
2 Victoria Place
Leeds, LS11 5AE
Direct Line: 0113 3949677

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Rachel Mason, Yorkshire Forward

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Dear Mr. Urquhart,

I write in response to your request for information disclosure under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000, in which you requested the following
information about Regional Economic Council Meetings, and I address each
of your points in turn:

1) The number of meetings of the Regional Economic Council (REC) that the
chair of Yorkshire Forward has attended since October 2008.

Response: 3

2) The number of other board members or Yorkshire Forward staff members
travelling with the chair to those meetings.

Response: Nil

3) The total cost of travel and accommodation of Yorkshire Forward staff
when attending those meetings.

Response: Nil. (See Point 2) - No other Yorkshire Forward staff travelled
with the Chair to the REC Meetings.

4) Details of any meetings of the Yorkshire Forward board concerning the
results of REC meetings.

Response: Please use the attached link to the minutes of 92^nd (30^th
October 2008) and 95^th (12^th March 2009) [1]Yorkshire Forward Board
Meetings concerning the results of REC meetings.

I trust this information is helpful to you.

As this request has been logged as a request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act, Yorkshire Forward is obliged to offer you the
right to complain. If you are not satisfied with the way we have handled
your request, or if you are unhappy with our response, you can appeal via
our Complaints Procedure, a copy of which is attached. The Yorkshire
Forward Team that has been dealing with your request is Secretariat. If
you are still dissatisfied after pursuing our Complaints Procedure,
then you may wish to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:
Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF, telephone: 01625 545700, fax: 01625 524510 or email
[2][email address] The Information Commissioner's website is:
[3]www.ico.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Rachel Mason

Rachel Mason
Corporate Information & Data Manager
Yorkshire Forward
Victoria House
2 Victoria Place
Leeds, LS11 5AE
Direct Line: 0113 3949677

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