FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

02 July 2021

Please tell us the general subject of your request (e.g. Burials paid for by the council)
Green belt

Please provide full details of your request (e.g. Please provide details of the number of burials paid for by the council each year between 2001 and 2012)
Dear Sir/Madam,

I would like to request the following information from you regarding Green Belt under the FOI and EIR legislation.

*How many meetings (including online) and telephone calls have council officers and councillors had with developers from January 2019 to the present day?
*How many meetings (including online) and telephone calls have council officers and councillors had with owners of green belt and their representatives/agents (including consultants, legal reps etc.) land from January 2019 to the present day?
*Please can you release any emails/correspondence between developers and owners of greenbelt (including their representatives/consultants etc) and the council (including councillors and their staff and council owned companies) concerning Green Belt from January 2019 to the present day?
*Please can I see the registers of hospitality from January 2019 to your most current entries 2021?
*Please can you release the minutes of meetings in which Green Belt was discussed or mentioned from January 2019 to the present day?
*Please can you release any correspondence, minutes, advice provided, and logs of private meetings between planning inspectors and council officers and councillors?



 



East Herts Council Response

23 July 2021

After consideration of your request I am writing to you to advise that the Council are not obliged to supply the information you have requested.

 

The Council has decided that the cost to locate, retrieve and extract the information you requested exceeds the appropriate limit as laid down in the Freedom of Information and Data Protection (Appropriate Limit and Fees) Regulations 2004. 

We do not record information in the format you have requested. To manually search indivcidual applications to colate this information would require hundreds of hours of work which would be well in excess of the limits imposed by the act

In accordance with Section 17 of the Freedom Of Information Act 2000 this document acts as a Refusal Notice.

 

If you have a query 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
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113 

www.informationcommissioner.gov.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 wish to discuss submitting an information request in the future then please contact me.

 

Yours sincerely