Sale of former Sick Kids Hospital site

Ally Tibbitt made this Freedom of Information request to Lothian NHS Board

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Dear Lothian NHS Board,

Please treat this email as a Freedom of Information request.

With regards to the recently announced sale of the former Sick Kids Hospital site, please supply me with:

1 - Copies of all correspondence with representatives of the Marchmont and Sciennes Development Trust relating to the group exercising their "urban right to buy," redacted as required to mitigate against data protection concerns.

2 - Copies of all correspondence between NHS Lothian and the Scottish Government relating to the proposed community purchase of the former hospital site.

3 - Copies of all meeting minutes, reports, emails, presentation or other internal discussion documents relating to the proposed community led purchase of the former hospital site.

4. Copies of all communications with the other commercial bidders, redacted as required to mitigate against concerns over commercial confidentiality.

Please respond to this request by email in an electronic format. I would prefer not receive pdf format documents.

I look forwards to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Alastair Tibbitt

Pillath, Bryony, Lothian NHS Board

Dear Mr Tibbitt

Thank you for your email. Your request will now be dealt with under the terms of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004, which requires that we respond to you within 20 working days, or 40 working days for complex requests.

We will therefore be required to send you a formal response to your request by 20 November 2017.

NHS Lothian’s policy on Freedom of Information requires all requests to be collated and responded to from the offices of Lothian NHS Board at Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG.

In the meantime if you have any queries about the way in which your request will be handled please contact me at the address below.

Regards

Bryony Pillath

Freedom of Information Officer and Committee Administrator
NHS Lothian Secretariat
Waverley Gate
2-4 Waterloo Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EG
0131 465 5676 (35676)

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Pillath, Bryony, Lothian NHS Board

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Dear Mr Tibbett

 

I have attached NHS Lothian’s response to your Environmental Information
Regulations request. I apologise for the delay in responding.

 

If you require anything else, please let me know.

 

Regards

 

Bryony Pillath

 

Freedom of Information Officer and Committee Administrator

NHS Lothian Secretariat

Waverley Gate

2-4 Waterloo Place

Edinburgh, EH1 3EG

0131 465 5676 (35676)

 

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