FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

15 November 2019

Please could you email me a PDF copy of East Herts Council’s 2019 Air Quality Annual Status Report (ASR) (required to be submitted to DEFRA by June 2019) as soon as possible?



East Herts Council Response

18 November 2019

I am writing to acknowledge your written request for information.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Environmental Information Regulations, subject to the information not being exempt or containing reference to a third party.

The Act defines a number of exemptions, which may prevent release of the information you have requested.  There will be an assessment of your request and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released.  You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you.  You will be informed if this is the case.

There may be a fee payable for this information, this will be considered and you will be informed if any fees are payable.  In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released.  The 20 working day time limit for the response is suspended until receipt of payment.

If you have any queries about the processing of your request then please do not hesitate to contact me.

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

Your personal details will be held within out Information Request case management system, and only used for the purposes of evaluating and processing your request.

While details of your information request may be published on the council website, your personal details will never be published or released to anyone outside the council unless it is required by the Information Commissioners Office.

Thank you for your request.



East Herts Council Response

06 December 2019

Further to your request for Information. It is not possible to provide the Information you requested as it is covered by a Qualified Exemption 

Section 22 Information intended for future publication.

The 2019 Data has not yet been processed once this has taken place it will be published on the eastherts website

Further information on this exemption is available here:

https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisations/documents/1172/section_22_information_intended_for_future_publication.pdf

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 17 this document acts as a Refusal Notice and the Information requested cannot be released.

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

Further Information and Guidance is available from the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113 

https://ico.org.uk/

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.