Trade Unions

Ms Blackmann made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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Dear Department for Business, Innovation and Skills,

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, I wish to make a request for the following information from your department:

1. Is your Department currently paying any money to any trade union?

2. Has your Department paid any money to trade unions since 1997?

3. If so, in what form has the Department funded, or is funding, trade unions?

4. Which trade unions have received or are receiving funding from the Department?

5. How much money has been paid to each of these trade unions and when was the money paid?

6. How much money do you expect to give each trade union this year?

7. Do you plan to continue funding trade unions at the same level?

Many thanks in advance for considering this request.

Yours faithfully,

Ms Blackmann

FOI Requests, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

BIS ref: 11/0234

Dear Ms Blackman,

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 10
February 2011. Your request has been passed on to the appropriate official
at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills to deal with.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be responded at the latest by 10 March 2011.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact the information
rights unit at BIS. Please remember to quote the reference number above in
any future communications.

Best wishes,
Information Rights Unit

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business, Innovation & Skills |
Orchard 3, 1st Floor, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H OET|
[1]www.bis.gov.uk

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is building a
dynamic and competitive UK economy by creating the conditions for business
success; promoting innovation, enterprise and science; and giving everyone
the skills and opportunities to succeed. To achieve this we will foster
world-class universities and promote an open global economy. BIS -
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FOI Requests, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Ref: 11/0234

Dear Ms Blackmann

Apologies but we are not going to be able to answer your FOI request by
tomorrow's deadline (10th March). We do hold information and your request
is being worked upon and we will send a reply as quickly as possible.

Kind Regards
D. Rowland

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business Innovation and Skills
(BIS) | 5 Victoria 3 | 1 Victoria Street London SW1H 0ET |
[email address] | [1]www.bis.gsi.gov.uk

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is building a
dynamic and competitive UK economy by creating the conditions for business
success; promoting innovation, enterprise and science; and giving everyone
the skills and opportunities to succeed. To achieve this we will foster
world-class universities and promote an open global economy. BIS -
Investing in our future

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FOI Requests, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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REF: 11/0234

Dear Ms Blackmann

Please see the attached response to your FOI request concerning trade
union funding.

Kind Regards
D. Rowland

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business Innovation and Skills
(BIS) | 5 Victoria 3 | 1 Victoria Street London SW1H 0ET |
[email address] | [1]www.bis.gsi.gov.uk

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is building a
dynamic and competitive UK economy by creating the conditions for business
success; promoting innovation, enterprise and science; and giving everyone
the skills and opportunities to succeed. To achieve this we will foster
world-class universities and promote an open global economy. BIS -
Investing in our future

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