Dear Torridge District Council,
It is understood that the Torrington Farmers Hunt have notified the regional safety advisory group of their intended meet event to be held in the centre of Great Torrington on Boxing Day 2019.
I need to see the following:
1) Full details of the risk assessment carried out by the Torrington Farmers Hunt for this event which they are required to have submitted with their event details.
2) Details of the Safety Advisory Group's response to this event submission including all comments, recommendations and feedback from various members of the Safety Advisory Group. Please provide copies of meeting minutes in which this event was discussed.
3) A copy of the public liability insurance certificate which the Torrington Farmers Hunt are required to have submitted to the Safety Advisory Group.
Thank you for your information request which is receiving attention. We
will respond to your request within the 20 working day statutory deadline.
Please do not reply to this auto acknowledgement.
Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request.
We have now considered your request and with regard to question 1, I can
confirm we hold this information, but regret to advise you the information
is exempt from disclosure under Section 38 (Health & Safety) of the
Freedom of Information Act as disclosure would be likely to endanger the
physical or mental health or the safety of an individual or group.
With regard to question 2 – No information held.
With regard to question 3 – I am advised there is no requirement to send
this to the Safety Advisory Group.
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Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
With kind regards.
Torridge District Council
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