What are your plans on 5g as I've had many symptoms from my smart meter I believe the public should know your 5g strategy

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Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough Council,
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Dear Bury Council
This is a Freedom of Information Request.
1. Do you have a 5G strategy?
1.1 I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its objectives.
1.2 has the public had the opportunity to read and understand [Council’s] 5G strategy? Where was this information published?
1.3 I also request a supplementary document that includes the highest level of detail on all 5G technology that’s planned to be used and current in use in public spaces within [Council]:
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity officers.
(b) Specification sheets of 5G technology.
(c) What technology e.g. units and arrays are not currently 5G, but can be 5G enabled e.g. with current software, future software, hardware upgrades or retrofitting?
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards is [Council] complying with for the 5G strategy and existing 5G technology.
3. Are you in talks with any experts, companies or entities about autonomous vehicles (AV) for public transport and/or private use on Public Highways?
3.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.
3.2 I also request a supplementary document that includes all levels of detail on:
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity officers?
(b) Specification sheets of all technology.
(c) What type of communication system will [Council] be utilising to control the vehicles?
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards does your AV strategy and rollout comply with?
(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from [Council] that confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
4. Do you have a strategy for smart roads and smart signage on Public Highways and Public spaces?
4.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.
5. Are you planning to rollout or have rolled out LED street lighting?
5.1 If yes, please answer these questions:
(a) What is the CMS and specification of the software and hardware of the LED street light system?
(b) What type of waveform is the LED? e.g. Square wave?
(c) Can you control the Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) of the streetlight system using the CMS?
(d) Can you control the PWM of each streetlight that’s connected to the system?
(e) What restrictions do you have in place for the control of the PWM?
(f) What is the UK, EU and International safety limit (low and high) for the amount of ‘flicker’ (Hz) the Human Body and eyes can be exposed to and for how long?

(l) What is the amount of Blue Light leakage that’s safe for the public and workers during the LED streetlights operation?
(m) What level of LED streetlight exposure is safe for the public at daytime and night time?
(n) Is there a legal requirement for diffusers to be fitted to LED streetlights?
(o) How have you have addressed the amount of Oxidative Stress on Human and Animal cells that’s produced from LED?
5.2 If no, then I request a declaration from [Council] that you will not be installing LED streetlights in the future. If you cannot provide a declaration, I would like the following answered in the future tense:
(a) What is the CMS and specification of the software and hardware of the LED street light system?
(b) What type of waveform is the LED? e.g. Square wave?
(c) Can you control the Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) of the streetlight system using the CMS?
(d) Can you control the PWM of each streetlight that’s connected to the system?
(e) What restrictions do you have in place for the control of the PWM?
(f) What is the UK, EU and International safety limit (low and high) for the amount of ‘flicker’ (Hz) the Human
(m) What level of LED streetlight exposure is safe for the public at daytime and night time?
(n) Is there a legal requirement for diffusers to be fitted to LED streetlights?
(o) How have you have addressed the amount of Oxidative Stress on Human and Animal cells that’s produced from LED?
6. Where do you have 3G and 4G systems in public spaces and public roads?

Yours faithfully,

K morrow

Customer Contact Team, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

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Nacarlo, Jessica, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Morrow

 

Request for Information - Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
Reference 10896

 

I confirm receipt of your email received by the Council on 22.05.19 in
which you request the information below regarding 5G Strategy.

 

Your request is being dealt with under FOIA.

 

In accordance with FOIA you will receive a response within 20 working days
from the date we received your request for information. If this is not
possible, you will be advised accordingly.

 

Should you have any queries, please let me know.

 

Many thanks.

 

 

Kind Regards, Jessica

 

Jessica Nacarlo | ICT FOI Champion | ICT Unit | Bury Council

J.Nacarlo[1]@bury.gov.uk | [2]www.bury.gov.uk

 

 

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Nacarlo, Jessica, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Keeley

             

Request for Information - Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) – 10896

 

I write further to your e-mail received by the Council on 22.05.19 where
you made a request for information with regards to 5G Strategy.

 

The Council’s response to your request is as follows;

Request:

1.   Do you have a 5G strategy?
1.1 I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its
objectives.
1.2 has the public had the opportunity to read and understand [Council's]
5G strategy? Where was this information published?
1.3 I also request a supplementary document that includes the highest
level of detail on all 5G technology that's planned to be used and current
in use in public spaces within [Council]:
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity
officers.
(b) Specification sheets of 5G technology.
(c) What technology e.g. units and arrays are not currently 5G, but can be
5G enabled e.g. with current software, future software, hardware upgrades
or retrofitting?
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards is [Council] complying
with for the 5G strategy and existing 5G technology.
3. Are you in talks with any experts, companies or entities about
autonomous vehicles (AV) for public transport and/or private use on Public
Highways?
3.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its
objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.
3.2 I also request a supplementary document that includes all levels of
detail on:
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity
officers?
(b) Specification sheets of all technology.
(c) What type of communication system will [Council] be utilising to
control the vehicles?
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards does your AV strategy
and rollout comply with?
(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from [Council] that confirms that
UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the public have
been meet.

 

 

Response:

 

1.   No

1.1.              We do not have a 5G strategy, we have a digital strategy
that mentions 5G so I have attached that.

1.2.              n/a

1.3.              n/a

2.    There is no question 2.

3.   No

3.1.              n/a

3.2.              n/a

 

 

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Kind Regards, Jessica

 

Jessica Nacarlo | ICT FOI Champion | ICT Unit | Bury Council

J.Nacarlo[3]@bury.gov.uk | [4]www.bury.gov.uk

 

 

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Dear Keeley

             

Request for Information - Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) – 10896

 

I write further to your e-mail received by the Council on 22.05.19 where
you made a request for information with regards to 5G Strategy.

 

The Council’s response to your request is as follows;

Request:

 1. Do you have a 5G strategy?
1.1 I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its
objectives.
1.2 has the public had the opportunity to read and understand
[Council's] 5G strategy? Where was this information published?
1.3 I also request a supplementary document that includes the highest
level of detail on all 5G technology that's planned to be used and
current in use in public spaces within [Council]:
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the
company/entity officers.
(b) Specification sheets of 5G technology.
(c) What technology e.g. units and arrays are not currently 5G, but
can be 5G enabled e.g. with current software, future software,
hardware upgrades or retrofitting?
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards is [Council]
complying with for the 5G strategy and existing 5G technology.
3. Are you in talks with any experts, companies or entities about
autonomous vehicles (AV) for public transport and/or private use on
Public Highways?
3.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and
its objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.
3.2 I also request a supplementary document that includes all levels
of detail on:
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the
company/entity officers?
(b) Specification sheets of all technology.
(c) What type of communication system will [Council] be utilising to
control the vehicles?
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards does your AV
strategy and rollout comply with?
(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from [Council] that confirms
that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the
public have been meet.

 

 

Response:

 

1.   No

1.1.              We do not have a 5G strategy, we have a digital strategy
that mentions 5G so I have attached that.

1.2.              n/a

1.3.              n/a

2.    There is no question 2.

3.   No

3.1.              n/a

3.2.              n/a

 

 

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that to deal with this request it has cost the Council £25 per hour.

 

 

Kind Regards, Jessica

 

Jessica Nacarlo | ICT FOI Champion | ICT Unit | Bury Council

J.Nacarlo[3]@bury.gov.uk | [4]www.bury.gov.uk

 

 

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