Supply of redacted information which is now understood to be relevant

Mrs Newsom made this Freedom of Information request to Homes England

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Dear Homes and Communities Agency,
This is a new Freedom of Information request.
Please supply the information redacted in grey within the Agency's response ref: FOI000890.
The justification for the redactions was that the information did not specifically relate to my FOI request. It is now realised many aspects are germane. Furthermore, these matters are of interest to and directly affect myself, neighbours and the general public.
Thank you,
Yours faithfully,
Mrs Newsom

Robert Bean,

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Dear Mrs Newsom,

 

Attached is acknowledgement of your request for information.

 

Kind regards,

Robert

 

Robert Bean | Legal and Information Officer

Homes and Communities Agency | Woodlands, Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7LW
| Tel: 01234 242593

 

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Robert Bean,

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Dear Ms Newsom,

 

Attached is a response to your request for information. I apologise for
the delay in sending this to you.

 

Kind regards,

Robert

 

Robert Bean | Legal and Information Officer

Homes and Communities Agency | Woodlands, Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7LW
| Tel: 01234 242593

 

Please forward any Freedom Of Information Act or Environmental Information
Regulation requests to: [1][Homes and Communities Agency request email]

[2]http://hca-net/wp-content/uploads/2017/0...

#ShapeHomesEngland

Later this year we will launch as Homes England, with a mission to create
a better housing market and change places. We’re inviting the industry to
help shape our priorities – get involved and let us have your views on
[3]Twitter or [4]LinkedIn, using [5]#ShapeHomesEngland

 

HELP SAVE NATURAL RESOURCES. THINK BEFORE PRINTING THIS EMAIL
Homes and Communities Agency; Arpley House, 110 Birchwood Boulevard,
Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 7QH (reg.address for legal documents) 0300 1234
500 [Homes and Communities Agency request email] VAT no: 941 6200 50

Dear Robert Bean,
Re FOI HCA ref: FOI000934 Information

Dear Mr Bean
With reference to your 2 November 2017 reply and the information supplied.
There are omitted pages which please supply: specifically missing pages numbers 52 to 55 inclusive (the page numbers jump).
Has page no. 51 – a coloroured red page – been redacted ? Please confirm/explain if so or if omitted by oversight, please supply.
Regards,
Yours sincerely,
Mrs Newsom

Robert Bean,

I am currently out of the office until Thursday 16th November 2017 and
your email will not be read until my return.

 

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[Homes and Communities Agency request email] or phone reception on 0300 1234 500 and ask
to speak to Legal Services.

 

Kind regards,

 

Robert

 

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Regulation requests to: [1][Homes and Communities Agency request email] - your email
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Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 7QH (reg.address for legal documents) 0300 1234
500 [Homes and Communities Agency request email] VAT no: 941 6200 50

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Mrs Newsom left an annotation ()

If you're reading above FOI then you'll probably be interested to know exactly what one redaction made by HCA is. As the email writer (see last email of 3rd attach dated 6.3.2017 timed 17.07 I can let you know it is as follows: ".. its no surprise that after just over an hour my car (parked on the other side of the house there sheltered by my house/garage and high hedge 1 side; wall the other) is covered in demolition dust. ....." In fact it was a coating of fine, white powdery dust. I have pictures. That was not the only such event. Deeply concerned, then, even more so now because of the existence of various asbestos types in the demolished buildings I continue trying to get information to remove health worries about what for almost a year has been in the dust laden air (ex demolition and stockpiling). All going over the year in our densely populated area. Why was it redacted?

Robert Bean,

Dear Mrs Newsom,

Thank you for your email. I have now re-checked the PDF document.

The document redacted in red entitled "51 Attachment" consists of fee calculations / quotations and was redacted in line with Section 43(2) FOIA 2000. Further information on the use of this exemption is given in the response letter. Emails 52-55 inclusive appear immediately before "51 Attachment" in the document. The numbering appears slightly out of order as emails 52-55 are part of the email chain which begins with email 51, and "Attachment 51" was named as such as it is the document attached to email 51. I apologise for any confusion caused by this.

I hope this helps.

Kind regards,

Robert

Robert Bean | Legal and Information Officer
Homes and Communities Agency | Woodlands, Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7LW | Tel: 01234 242593

Please forward any Freedom Of Information Act or Environmental Information Regulation requests to: [Homes and Communities Agency request email]

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Dear Homes and Communities Agency/Homes for England,
Re: FOI ref FOI000934
Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.
I am writing to request an internal review of Homes and Communities Agency's handling of my FOI request 'Supply of redacted information which is now understood to be relevant' ref FOI000934.
This Review is requested In view of the Internal Review finding relating to a different FOI ref. FOI000898 which found as unfounded the exemptions claimed in refusing to supply me with the information requested. I believe it quite possible that information has been withheld which should have been supplied to me.
Thank you for the information supplied but please note that questioned is not only the matter of page 51.
A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/s...
Yours faithfully,
Mrs Newsom

Debbie Pennington, Homes England

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Dear Mrs Newsom

 

Please find attached my response to your request for an internal review of
the matters.

 

Yours faithfully

Debbie Pennington | Solicitor (Land) | Homes England | Arpley House 110
Birchwood Boulevard Birchwood Warrington WA3 7QH Tel: 01925 644645 DDI |
Ext: 4645

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