request of information from other English councils in their approaches to dealing with graffiti

Harry Raffal made this Freedom of Information request to Hackney Borough Council

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Dear Hackney Borough Council,

Could you please provide me with any details, documentation or correspondence between Hackney Council and other councils in England regarding the processes they have utilised to decide whether to preserve or remove graffiti created by internationally renowned artists.

Yours faithfully,

Harry Raffal

Poku Antwi-Agyei,

Dear Mr Raffal,

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Yours sincerely,

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