Voting record on approval of local development plans

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Dear Aberdeen City Council,

Please provide me with the voting record for the following two decisions by Aberdeen City Council.

I would like to know votes for and against, abstentions and absences. Please also list each Councillor's political affiliation.

1. Of the meeting 14th Dec 2016, on the item '7(i) Adoption of Aberdeen Local Development Plan 2017', see link:

https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/d...

2. Of the meeting 14th December 2022, on the item 'Adoption of Aberdeen Local Development Plan 2023 - COM/22/283', see link:

https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/i...

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Ric Lander

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Reference: FOI-480865128
Date of request: 24/01/2023
Title of request: Voting record on approval of local development plans

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Reference: FOI-480865128
Date of request: 24/01/2023
Title of request: Voting record on approval of local development plans
Information request:

 

Please provide me with the voting record for the following two decisions
by Aberdeen City Council.

 

I would like to know votes for and against, abstentions and absences.
Please also list each Councillor's political affiliation.

 

1. Of the meeting 14th Dec 2016, on the item '7(i) Adoption of Aberdeen
Local Development Plan 2017', see link:

 

[1]https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/d...

 

2. Of the meeting 14th December 2022, on the item 'Adoption of Aberdeen
Local Development Plan 2023 - COM/22/283', see link:

 

[2]https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/i...

Dear Ric Lander,

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Please provide me with the voting record for the following two decisions
by Aberdeen City Council.

I would like to know votes for and against, abstentions and absences.
Please also list each Councillor's political affiliation.

1. Of the meeting 14th Dec 2016, on the item '7(i) Adoption of Aberdeen
Local Development Plan 2017', see link:

[3]https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/d...

2. Of the meeting 14th December 2022, on the item 'Adoption of Aberdeen
Local Development Plan 2023 - COM/22/283', see link:

[4]https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/i...

No votes took place for either of these items, they were both unanimously
approved by the respective Councils.

We are unable to provide you with information on votes for the two items
listed. In order to comply with its obligations under the terms of Section
17 of the FOISA, we are informing you that we do not hold this
information.

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As councillor affiliation and attendance statistics is otherwise
accessible on our website at the link above, it is exempt from disclosure.
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the FOISA, we are informing you that we are refusing your request under
the terms of Section 25(1) - Information Otherwise Accessible - of the
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