40 days for Home Office Internal Review regarding handling of EIR request re Westminster Tracer Gas Trial

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It seems that it could take up to 40 days for an Internal Review by the Home Office of our Environmental Information Regulations 2004 request regarding the Westminster Tracer Gas trials.

Perhaps we will get a proper response by the 20th of August.

From: [civil servant] @homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
To: [email]
Subject: 2007.06.26-IR-EIR-CR7113-Acknowledgement
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 14:40:05 +0100

Information Policy Team, 4th Floor, Seacole Building, 2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF. [name] [address] Our Ref: CR7113

Date: 26 June 2007

Dear [name]

Environmental Information Regulations 2004 - Request for review of previous
decision to refer original request to Defra.

Thank you for your e-mail dated 23 June that was received in the Home Office
on 25 June in which you requested that we conduct an independent internal
review of the length of time it has taken to respond to your request for
information under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. You also
were not satisfied with the response you received and requested that we
review our original decision to refer your case to the Department for
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Your request is been handled in accordance with the Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 which states that we have forty (40) working
days to respond to a request for an internal review; we will provide a
substantive response to your request by 20 August 2007.

If you have any questions about anything contained in this letter please
donot hesitate to contact me.

Yours Sincerely,

[civil servant]
Information Access Consultant
Information Management Service | Shared Services Directorate
4 Floor | Seacole Building | Home Office | 2 Marsham Street | London SW1P
Tel: 020 7035 nnnn

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