Waiting lists for allotments

Margaret Campbell made this Freedom of Information request to Hyndburn Borough Council

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From: Margaret Campbell

1 January 2011

Dear Hyndburn Borough Council,

Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2011, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in Hyndburn for which the
Council has access to waiting list data?

2) What is the total number of plots on these sites?

3) What is the total number of people on waiting lists for these
sites?

4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications?

5) How many new council allotment sites were brought into use in
2010? Please give:
a) number of new sites
b) names of new sites
c) total area of new land in hectares
d) total number of new plots

Yours faithfully,

Margaret Campbell

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Hyndburn Borough Council

4 January 2011

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Dear Hyndburn Borough Council,

Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2011, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in Hyndburn for which the
Council has access to waiting list data?

2) What is the total number of plots on these sites?

3) What is the total number of people on waiting lists for these
sites?

4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications?

5) How many new council allotment sites were brought into use in
2010? Please give:
a) number of new sites
b) names of new sites
c) total area of new land in hectares
d) total number of new plots

Yours faithfully,

Margaret Campbell

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Hyndburn Borough Council

10 January 2011

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Dear Margaret Campbell,

Your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 has been considered and a response is enclosed.

If you have any queries or concerns or if you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request then please contact me at Legal and Democratic Services, Hyndburn Borough Council, Scaitcliffe House, Ormerod Street, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 0PF or: [Hyndburn Borough Council request email]

If you are still dissatisfied then you can also complain to the Information Commissioner at:
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Telephone: 01625 545 700
www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

FOI Co-ordinator

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