Statement of Community Involvement

Sophie Mason made this Freedom of Information request to Worcester City Council

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The request was refused by Worcester City Council.

Dear Worcester City Council,

Here at Civic Voice we are campaigning to put public participation at the heart of the planning system. With this in mind:

- Can you confirm as to whether your local authority has a Statement of Community Involvement?
- Can you confirm when the authority published the Statement of Community Involvement?
- When is your next expected consultation/update?
- Do you have a publicly available link to the SCI?
- Is the local civic society or Civic Trust identified by the local planning authority as a Consultee (whether Statutory or Non-Statutory) in the Planning System within the Statement of Community Involvement?

Kind Regards,

Sophie Mason
Finance and Administration Officer
Civic Voice

Strategy, Worcester City Council

Good afternoon


I am writing in response to a Freedom of Information request that you
submitted to Worcester City Council via the What Do They Know website. It
has recently come to the attention of the Council that a number of email
requests submitted to us have not been received.


This issue has been investigated and rectified. However we are now aware
that a number of historic requests on What Do They Know have unfortunately
gone unanswered due to this issue.


Please accept our sincerest apologies that we have not responded to your
request, and for the significant period of time that has elapsed between
you submitting the request and us becoming aware of this problem. We
understand that the information you requested may no longer be of value to
you, however should you still wish to request this information or submit a
different request, you can do so using our webform which is available via
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Worcester City Council takes its responsibilities under the Freedom of
information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations very
seriously, and strives to respond to any requests made under this
legislation within the statutory timescales. Please be assured that your
experience in this case is not reflective of the Council’s attitude
towards access to information and transparency, and any future requests
that you submit to us will be responded to appropriately and promptly.


Yours sincerely


Worcester City Council








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