Dear Stockton on Tees Council,

Please provide me with the minutes of any Committee managed by Stockton on Tees Council or where there is a Joint Committee of which Stockton on Tees Council is a member and where the issue of Water Fluoridation was officially Scrutinised between 2015 and the date of this FoI request.

If no Scrutiny took place between 2015 and the date of this FoI request, please provide the reasons why Scrutiny was not considered applicable to this issue.

Yours faithfully,

Joy Warren

Stockton on Tees Council

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Dear Joy Warren

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations
2004 – Ref: 4894/1819

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on 18 February 2019

 

Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (whichever is most
appropriate). You will receive the information requested within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days.

 

However, please note the Acts define a number of exemptions that may
prevent release of the requested information. There will therefore be an
assessment of your request to determine if any exemptions apply to the
information requested. If the information cannot be released, or only
released in part you will be informed of the reasons why, together with
any rights of appeal.

 

If the information requested refers to a third party, they may be
consulted before deciding whether it can be released.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD

(01642) 527521

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Dear Joy Warren

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Ref: 4894/1819

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on 18 February 2019.  In
response to your request I can now provide the following information. 

 

Q1) Please provide me with the minutes of any Committee managed by
Stockton on Tees Council or where there is a Joint Committee of which
Stockton on Tees Council is a member and where the issue of Water
Fluoridation was officially Scrutinised between 2015 and the date of this
FOI request.

 

A1) The following Committees have not considered fluoridation in the given
time period:

o Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Adult Social Care and Health Select
(scrutiny) Committee
o Tees Valley Joint Health Scrutiny Committee
o North East Regional Health Committee

Q2) If no Scrutiny took place between 2015 and the date of this FOI
request, please provide the reasons why Scrutiny was not considered
applicable to this issue.

 

A2) Scrutiny Committees may proactively consider an issue, following a
topic selection process.  Fluoridation has not been put forward as a topic
during this time period. Scrutiny Committees may also respond to a formal
consultation / proposal put forward by the body responsible for
fluoridation. No formal proposals have been received during this time
period.

 

If you have any queries or concerns please contact me in the first
instance.

 

However, if you are unhappy with the way your request for information has
been handled, you can submit a complaint to
[1][email address]

 

If, after your complaint has been determined, you remain dissatisfied with
the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to
the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.  Telephone: 0303 123 1113  Website:
www.ico.org.uk

The ICO does not make a charge for an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Rebecca Horsman

Information Governance Team

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD

(01642) 527521

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