From: DON BUXTON
Sent: 15 May 2012
To: Chief Executive
I attach for your information a PDF response I received yesterday from Leeds City Council in relation to an FOI, part of which (see highlighted section below) relates to the use of the RMBC statutory civic vehicle, YM08DZP, used to convey RMBC Cllr Roger Stone and Wakefield MDC Cllr Olivia Marie Rowley to Manchester Airport and return on business which is totally unrelated to any specific duties directly connected to Rotherham MBC which are funded by Rotherham taxpayers.
Will Migration Yorkshire at Leeds City Council be reimbursing fuel costs and driver staff costs to Rotherham MBC for the use by RMBC Councillor Roger Stone of RMBC statutory vehicle, BMW saloon registration number YM08DZP used to convey him and Councillor Olivia Marie Rowley, Wakefield MDC to Manchester Airport on Migration Yorkshire business?
All costs will be reimbursed by Migration Yorkshire, Leeds City Council.
Please inform me of the following:
(a) has Rotherham MBC already requested reimbursement from Leeds City Council?
(b) if not why not?
(c) please confirm the detailed itemised reimbursement cost which will be requested.
(d) if not, when will Rotherham MBC request reimbursement from Leeds City Council?
(e) if Rotherham MBC has already requested reimbursement from Leeds City Council on what date was the request sent and on what date can Rotherham ratepayers expect that Rotherham MBC will receive reimbursement for the use of the RMBC statutory vehicle referred to?
I look forward to your prompt and comprehensive response.