FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

08 February 2021

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information:

 

1)    Can a legal notice of marriage to the council be altered, free of charge, once it has been submitted?

 

2)    What, if any, refund or compensatory policy does the council offer couples, whose wedding plans, as detailed on their legal statement, have been cancelled or postponed due to circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic (thereby nullifying their legal notice)?

 

3)    How many legal notices of marriage did the council receive for the years 2020 and 2021, respectively, and in what years were these notices given? 

 

4)    How much money did the council earn from legal notices of marriage for the years 2020, and 2021? Please give this amount in total, and also as a breakdown of the amount received in a given year, which contributes to this total.

 

5)    How many of these legal notices of marriage for 2020 and 2021 respectively, were nullified due to cancellation, or change of wedding venue or date, caused by the pandemic? If reason for nullification is not given, please simply provide the number of nullified legal marriage notices for 2020 and 2021, respectively.

 

6)    How many resubmissions of legal notices of marriage did the council receive from couples whose previous legal notice of marriage, for the years 2020 and 2021, were nullified due to the pandemic? If reason for nullification is not given, please simply provide the number of resubmitted legal notices of marriages, of those originally submitted for 2020 and 2021, respectively.

 

7)    How much money did the council receive from resubmissions of legal notices of marriage, by couples whose previous legal notices of marriage for the years 2020 and 2021, were nullified due to the pandemic? Again, if reason for nullification is not given, please simply provide the amount of money received from resubmitted legal notices of marriages, of those originally submitted for 2020 and 2021, respectively.

 

8)    How many legal notices of marriage did the council receive for the year 2019, and how much money did the council earn from these legal notices?

 

9)    How many resubmissions of legal notices of marriage did the council receive, from couples whose previous legal notice of marriage were nullified due to a change in wedding venue or date (originally planned for 2019), and how much did the council earn from these resubmissions?

 



East Herts Council Response

08 February 2021

Freedom of Information Act –  Information Request –

Further to your Freedom of Information request regarding:Weddings

This is a function carried out by Hertfordshire County Council therefore your request should be sent to [email protected]

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

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire

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.

I apologise that your request cannot be met and should you have any further queries or information needs in the future then please contact me.

 

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

Thank you for your request.