Repairs carried out under part XVI of the 1985 Housing Act

Jean Mellor made this Freedom of Information request to Leeds City Council

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Dear Leeds City Council,

My request is twofold:

1) Under the above Act, were houses built by Levitt Cartwright deemed to be defective and, if so

2)were the appropriate repairs carried out on 81 Swinnow Road, Leeds LS13 4NY

Yours faithfully,

Jean Mellor

DPFOI, Leeds City Council

Dear Mr. Mellor

Freedom of information request Ref 21549 : Houses built by Levitt Cartwright and repairs

Thank you for your request for the above information which we received 3, July 2018. We will respond to your request in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

We have passed your request onto Richard Brook, Information Governance Officer, City Development, [email address] who will arrange a response within the appropriate statutory time limit.

Please remember to quote reference number FOI 21549 in any future communications.

Yours sincerely

Malika Doust
Information Governance Support Officer
Information Governance and Managements Team (City and Communities)
Digital Information Service

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Dear Mr. Mellor,

 

Freedom of Information Request - Repairs carried out under part XVI of the
1985 Housing Act

 

I write in response to your above Freedom of Information request, received
in this office on 3^rd July 2018.

 

Please find the answers to your questions below:

 

1) Under the above Act, were houses built by Levitt Cartwright deemed to
be defective and, if so

 

Under the 1984 Housing Defects Act, which was later consolidated into Part
XVI of the 1985 Housing Act, Levitt- Cartwright houses were not deemed to
be defective, please see the attachment.

 

2) Were the appropriate repairs carried out on 81 Swinnow Road, Leeds LS13
4NY

 

We do not hold any recorded information in this regard.

 

I trust that this response is satisfactory. If however you are
dissatisfied with this response you have a right to appeal to an
independent officer within City Development. They will re-examine your
request and assess whether we have adhered to the requirements of the act.
Should you wish to follow this course of action please address your
concerns in writing by emailing [email address].

 

You also have a right under Section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act
to ask the Information Commissioner to decide whether we have met with our
obligations under the act.  The Commissioner has however made it clear
that he expects all applicants to exhaust internal appeals procedures
prior to making such an application. Should you wish to contact the
Commissioner’s office then you can write to the following address:

 

            Office of the Information Commissioner,

            Wycliffe House,

            Water Lane,

            Wilmslow,

            Cheshire,

            SK9 5AF.

 

You may also contact the Commissioner via his website at [1]www.ico.gov.uk

 

I trust that this is self-explanatory.  If you have any queries please
contact me on 0113 3787100, or by return email.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Richard Brook,

Information Governance Officer,

Information Management and Governance,

Digital and Information Service,

Leeds City Council.

Tel: 0113 37 87118

Email: [2][email address]

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