Dear Rural Payments Agency,
Please can you let me have the agricultural holding number that is associated with 4 Chestnut Roa, Brown Edge, Staffordshire
Can you also provide me with a copy of the lands, buildings and activities associated with the agricultural holding number
20 June 2019
Ref: RFI 5110
Dear Mr. Turner,
Environmental Information Regulations – Information Request
We refer to your email dated 18 June which we have dealt with under the
Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).
You have asked for the agricultural holding number, lands, buildings and
activities associated with a specific address.
The RPA can confirm that we do not hold any of the requested information
in relation to the address provided. Therefore this information is not
The information you have requested is exempt from disclosure under
regulation 12(4)(a) of EIR, ‘Information not held’. As this is a qualified
exemption, a public authority is required to conduct a public interest
test to determine whether or not information should be disclosed or
withheld. However, the Information Commissioner (IC) takes the view that a
public interest test in cases where the information is not held would
serve no useful purpose. Therefore in line with the IC’s view RPA has not
conducted a public interest test in this case.
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