Waiting lists for allotments

Margaret Campbell made this Freedom of Information request to Hull City Council

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From: Margaret Campbell

1 January 2011

Dear Hull City Council,

Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2011, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in Hull 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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From: Margaret Campbell

11 January 2011

Dear Hull City Council,

Please could you acknowledge receipt of my request of the 1st
January (copied below).

Yours faithfully,

Margaret Campbell

My Request: 1 January 2011

Dear Hull City Council,

Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2011, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in Hull for which Hull City
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

Margaret Campbell

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From: Baldwin Kirstie
Hull City Council

12 January 2011

Dear Ms Campbell,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request - 000058/11

We acknowledge receipt of your information request received on 11 January
2011 which is being processed according to the Freedom of Information Act
(2000).

The legislation allows us 20 working days to respond which takes us to 08
February 2011. There are some circumstances under which this deadline may
be extended legally but we will inform you as soon as we know if these
apply.

In the interests of efficiency and the environment the Council may decide
to send you an electronic (e-mail or disk) copy of the information you
have requested rather than print it onto paper. Please contact us to
discuss alternatives if this will not be suitable for you.

Questions

1) How many allotment sites are there in Hull for which Hull City 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

Should you wish to complain about our response in any way, then this must
initially be done through the Council's internal review procedure. Please
contact the Corporate Feedback Team: Freepost RSJC-KKBE-ABXZ, Customer
Feedback Team, Hull City Council. P.O. Box 15, Hull, HU1 2AB. Telephone
(01482) 300300, Textphone (01482) 300349. E-Mail
[1][email address].

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the internal review then you
may take your complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office, the
government body established to enforce the legislation. Their details are
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone 01625
545700, Email: [2][email address], web site
[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk.

The Council's Freedom of Information Policy, which includes the charging
policy, is available on request and from the web site
[4]www.hullcc.gov.uk. Also available is a booklet on `Accessing
Information from Hull City Council' which explains how to request
information and your rights (according to the Data Protection Act 1998 and
The Freedom of Information Act 2000).

Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Team

Information Governance Team, Customer Services, Hull City Council, Ground Floor,
City Treasury, Guildhall Road, Hull, HU1 2AB

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From: Information Governance
Hull City Council

24 January 2011

Dear Ms Campbell

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request - 000058/11

With regard to your Freedom of Information request received on 11^th
January 2011, please find our response below.

As of January 2011, please could you tell me:

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

Hull City Council has access to waiting list data for 21 allotment sites
within the city.

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

The Council has approximately 1,800 plots on allotment sites in Hull.

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

As of 12 January 2011 the total number of people on waiting lists for
these sites was 1,128.

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

No, none of the waiting lists are closed to further application.

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

1 x new site was brought into use in 2010, named New Portobello Street,
with 1.6 hectares of new land in total, representing 47 new plots in
total.

We hope that you will be satisfied with our response and should you
require any further information then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Should you wish to complain about our response in any way, then this must
initially be done through the Council's internal review procedure. Please
contact the Corporate Feedback Team: Freepost RSJC-KKBE-ABXZ, Customer
Feedback Team, Hull City Council. P.O. Box 15, Hull, HU1 2AB. Telephone
(01482) 300300, Textphone (01482) 300349. E-Mail
[1][email address].

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the internal review then you
may take your complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office, the
government body established to enforce the legislation. Their details are
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone 01625
545700, Email: [2][email address], web site
[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk.

The Council's Freedom of Information Policy, which includes the charging
policy, is available on request and from the web site
[4]www.hullcc.gov.uk. Also available is a booklet on `Accessing
Information from Hull City Council' which explains how to request
information and your rights (according to the Data Protection Act 1998 and
The Freedom of Information Act 2000).

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team, Customer Services, Hull City Council, Ground Floor,
City Treasury, Guildhall Road, Hull, HU1 2AB

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