Dear Department for Business, Innovation and Skills,
Please can you provide me with a full list of postcodes which qualify for industrial development assistance in the Assisted Areas Order 2007. And in particular all postcodes that qualify for Business Premises Renovation allowance (BPRA)
BIS ref: 11/1040
Dear Mr Oram,
Thank you for your request for information which was received on 4 August
2011. Your request has been passed on to the appropriate official at the
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to deal with.
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Information Act 2000 and will be responded at the latest by 2 September
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Just to let you know that this request is not for me to action and I am
not the most appropriate officer to deal with this. However because of my
knowledge and experience gained working in the State Aid Branch ( I have
since moved to Research Base Directorate of BIS) which is the reason I
suspect this has been sent to me I believe the only information you may
get from State Aid Branch Colleagues is whether this is the a Regional aid
scheme or not. They won't be able to give the information on post codes as
requested. Nevertheless I am forwarding this to colleagues in the State
Aid Branch to confirm whether they will deal or not.
You may be better placed sending this to an official in the Economic
Development Directorate ( don't know who though) - which I believe used to
be the Regions Directorate under the old structure. They are responsible
for setting the Regional Aid Map which identifies postcodes for
assistance. They may be better placed to deal with this. The Business
Premises Renovation Allowance( BPRA) is also a HM Revenue and Customs (
HMRC) Scheme and they are responsible for the policy so you may wish to
copy them in on this request.
Please acknowledge receipt of this email and I would like confirmation
that I am no longer the designated action officer for this FOI request.
Toks Akinseye | Science and Innovation Desk Officer -Â India|
International Knowledge and Innovation UnitÂ (Global)| Research Base|
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, Bay 2.3, 1 Victoria Street,
London SW1H 0ET | Toks.Akinseye@bis.gsi.gov.uk | 020 7215 2220 |
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From: FOI Requests
Sent: 08 August 2011 09:35
To: Meechan Tom (CD); Akinseye Toks (RB)
Cc: Press Office FOI's; SPAD MPST; Boyle Kieron (Perm Sec Delivery)
Subject: FoI Request 11/1040 - Postcodes which qualify for
assistance in the Assisted Areas Order 2007 & BPRA - Due 2 September
FOI Request: Ref: 11/1040 - Perry
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Dear Akinseye Toks (RB),
I'm not sure who is supposed to be responding to your reply and actioning accordingly, me or Hannah. Please advise.
Dear Mr Oram
Please see the attached files (2 PDFs and 1 zipped file) in reply to your
BIS FOI request, ref 11/1040.
<<FOI 11 1040 response.pdf>> <<NSPD Open Licence -
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