Sheffield City Council's Cabinet Member - Mr Mazher Iqbal. Request for detail of all drugs related arrests, charges & penalties associated with Mr Iqbal, if any.

Mr Long made this Freedom of Information request to Sheffield City Council

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Dear Sheffield City Council,

Mr Mazher Iqbal is a current Sheffield City Councillor and Cabinet Member for Business and Investment*. Previously, Mr Iqbal has held Council positions as Cabinet Member for Public Health and Equality and, most recently, as Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Transport. It is important that Cabinet Members can be trusted to adequately fulfil their duties in a competent manner, in compliance with the “SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL – MEMBERS’ CODE OF CONDUCT”:

https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/content/dam...

Please state:

1) how many times, if any, Mr Mazher Iqbal has been arrested by police for drugs related offences;
2) how many times, if any, Mr Mazher Iqbal has been charged with drugs related offences;
3) the nature, time and place of each offence, if any;
4) the penalty issued in association with each charge, if any.

* http://democracy.sheffield.gov.uk/mgUser...

Yours faithfully,

Mr Long

FOI, Sheffield City Council

Re – Freedom of Information Request – Reference – FOI / 491
 
Dear Mr Long
 
Thank you for your recent request for information relating to Detail of
all drugs related arrests, charges & penalties associated with Cllr Iqbal
which we received on 02/07/2017.
 
This has been logged as a Freedom of Information Request, and will be
dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act.  The reference number for
your request can be found above.
 
The Freedom of Information Act states that we must respond to you within
20 working days, therefore, you should expect to hear a response from us
by 28/07/2017.
 
In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact us on the number
below.
 
Thank you.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Resources Business Support
Moorfoot Level 8 West Wing
Sheffield S1 4PL
Tel : 0114 20 53478
E-mail : [1][Sheffield City Council request email]
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From: Mr Long [[2]mailto:[FOI #415563 email]]
Sent: 02 July 2017 00:10
To: FOI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Sheffield City Council's Cabinet
Member - Mr Mazher Iqbal. Request for detail of all drugs related arrests,
charges & penalties associated with Mr Iqbal, if any.
 
 
Dear Sheffield City Council,
 
Mr Mazher Iqbal is a current Sheffield City Councillor and Cabinet Member
for Business and Investment*. Previously, Mr Iqbal has held Council
positions as Cabinet Member for Public Health and Equality and, most
recently, as Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Transport. It is
important that Cabinet Members can be trusted to adequately fulfil their
duties in a competent manner, in compliance with the “SHEFFIELD CITY
COUNCIL – MEMBERS’ CODE OF CONDUCT”:
 
[3]https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/content/dam...
 
Please state:
 
1)      how many times, if any, Mr Mazher Iqbal has been arrested by
police for drugs related offences;
2)      how many times, if any, Mr Mazher Iqbal has been charged with
drugs related offences;
3)      the nature, time and place of each offence, if any;
4)      the penalty issued in association with each charge, if any.
 
* [4]http://democracy.sheffield.gov.uk/mgUser...
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Mr Long
 
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Dear FOI,

The initial for my Christian name was previously omitted from my FOI request because my request was submitted using the automated template provided by the website - which provided my name. If I am required to resubmit a new FOI request, identical to this, in order for my request to be processed, because the initial for my Christian name was not provided in the initial request, please let me know, without any further delay.

If there is any kind of delay in responding to my request, please provide detailed reasoning to explain why, supported by appropriate, adequate evidence, which I request you provide.

Yours sincerely,

Mr D.Long

(Please note that the initial for my Christian name is provided in this communication)

FOI, Sheffield City Council

Dear Mr Long,

Thank you for your email.

Please be assured that we are processing your request in accordance with the Act.

We have not challenged the make-up of your name in regard to your initial request as this meets the consideration of a "real name" as per the Information Commissioner's Office's guidance on page 7 of their guidance available from: https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisatio.... As a result your request has been logged and is being considered in accordance with the Act.

Kind regards

Mark

Mark Knight
Information Management Officer
Business Change and Information Solutions (BCIS)
Resources Portfolio, Sheffield City Council
Email: [email address]
Postal Address: Sheffield City Council, PO Box 1283, Sheffield S1 1UJ

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FOI, Sheffield City Council

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Re – Freedom of Information Request – Reference – FOI / 491

 

Dear Mr D Long

 

Thank you for your recent request for information relating to Detail of
all drugs related arrests, charges & penalties associated with Cllr Iqbal
which we received on 02/07/2017.

 

Please find attached Sheffield City Council’s response to your request.

 

I hope the information we have provided is of help to your enquiries.  If
you have any queries about this response, please do not hesitate to
contact us.

 

If you are unhappy with the response you have received in relation to your
request, you are entitled to have this reviewed.  You can ask for an
internal review by either writing to the above address or by emailing
[1][Sheffield City Council request email].

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of your internal review, you
can contact the Information Commissioners Office. The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF, telephone 0303 123
1113, or for further details see their website [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

Kind Regards,

 

Resources Business Support

Moorfoot Level 8 West Wing

Sheffield S1 4PL

Tel : 0114 20 53478

E-mail : [3]FOI @sheffield.gov.uk

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From: FOI
Sent: 04 July 2017 15:39
To: '[FOI #415563 email]'
Subject: Re – Freedom of Information Request – Reference – FOI / 491

 

 

Re – Freedom of Information Request – Reference – FOI / 491

 

Dear Mr Long

 

Thank you for your recent request for information relating to Detail of
all drugs related arrests, charges & penalties associated with Cllr Iqbal
which we received on 02/07/2017.

 

This has been logged as a Freedom of Information Request, and will be
dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act.  The reference number for
your request can be found above.

 

The Freedom of Information Act states that we must respond to you within
20 working days, therefore, you should expect to hear a response from us
by 28/07/2017.

 

In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact us on the number
below.

 

Thank you.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Resources Business Support

Moorfoot Level 8 West Wing

Sheffield S1 4PL

Tel : 0114 20 53478

E-mail : [4][Sheffield City Council request email]

? Please don't print this e-mail unless you really need to

 

 

 

_____________________________________________
From: Mr Long [[5]mailto:[FOI #415563 email]]
Sent: 02 July 2017 00:10
To: FOI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Sheffield City Council's Cabinet
Member - Mr Mazher Iqbal. Request for detail of all drugs related arrests,
charges & penalties associated with Mr Iqbal, if any.

 

 

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Dear Sheffield City Council,

 

Mr Mazher Iqbal is a current Sheffield City Councillor and Cabinet Member
for Business and Investment*. Previously, Mr Iqbal has held Council
positions as Cabinet Member for Public Health and Equality and, most
recently, as Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Transport. It is
important that Cabinet Members can be trusted to adequately fulfil their
duties in a competent manner, in compliance with the “SHEFFIELD CITY
COUNCIL – MEMBERS’ CODE OF CONDUCT”:

 

[6]https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/content/dam...

 

Please state:

 

1)         how many times, if any, Mr Mazher Iqbal has been arrested by
police for drugs related offences;

2)         how many times, if any, Mr Mazher Iqbal has been charged with
drugs related offences;

3)         the nature, time and place of each offence, if any;

4)         the penalty issued in association with each charge, if any.

 

* [7]http://democracy.sheffield.gov.uk/mgUser...

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Mr Long

 

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Please use this email address for all replies to this request:

[8][FOI #415563 email]

 

Is [9][Sheffield City Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information
requests to Sheffield City Council? If so, please contact us using this
form:

[10]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/change_re...

 

Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be published on
the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:

[11]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/offi...

 

For more detailed guidance on safely disclosing information, read the
latest advice from the ICO:

[12]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/ico-...

 

If you find this service useful as an FOI officer, please ask your web
manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.

 

 

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