Meetings between SSAB and Secretariat General

Venetia Roxburgh made this Informationsfreiheit request to Generalsekretariat der Europäischen Kommission

Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

Ihre Anfrage war teilweise erfolgreich.

Venetia Roxburgh

Dear Secretariat General of the European Commission,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

All documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts, recordings and minutes/notes) relating to the meeting listed below:

1. Between Vice President Frans Timmermans and SSAB on the 31st March 2022

2. Between Sarah Nelen and Antoine Colombani, members of Frans Timmermans' cabinet, on 10th March 2022

3. Between Commissioner Thierry Breton and SSAB on the 10th June 2021

I would prefer you to produce the documents on a rolling basis, rather than waiting until the full response is ready, and I would be pleased to receive an initial list of all documents as soon as possible.

Yours faithfully,

Venetia Roxburgh
1 Long Lane

SG ACCES DOCUMENTS, Generalsekretariat der Europäischen Kommission

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your e-mail of 29/07/2022. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on
29/07/2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/4350 & 2022/4351.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days.

The time limit will expire on 22/08/2022. In case this time limit needs to
be extended, you will be informed in due course.

You have lodged your application via a private third-party website, which
has no link with any institution of the European Union.
Therefore, the European Commission cannot be held accountable for any
technical issues or problems linked to the use of this system.

Please note that the private third party running the website
is responsible and accountable for the processing of your personal data
via that website, and not the Commission.
For further information on your rights, please refer to the third party’s
privacy policy.

We understand that the third party running the website
usually publishes the content of applicants’ correspondence with the
Commission on that website. This includes the personal data that you may
have communicated to the Commission (e.g. your private postal address).

Similarly, the third party publishes on that website any reply that the
Commission will send to the email address of the applicants generated by
the website.

If you do not wish that your correspondence with the Commission is
published on a private third-party website such as, you can
provide us with an alternative, private e-mail address for further
correspondence. In that case, the Commission will send all future
electronic correspondence addressed to you only to that private address,
and it will use only that private address to reply to your request. You
should still remain responsible to inform the private third-party website
about this change of how you wish to communicate with, and receive a reply
from, the Commission.

For information on how we process your personal data visit our page
Privacy statement – access to documents.

Yours faithfully,

Access to documents team (cr)

Zitate anzeigen, Generalsekretariat der Europäischen Kommission

1 Attachment

Dear Ms Roxburgh,


We refer to your requests for access to documents, attributed to DG GROW
for the handling of the parts concerning meetings with the Cabinet of
Commissioner Thierry Breton, registered respectively on 29/07/2022 and
02/08/2022 under the above-mentioned reference numbers.


The description given in your application does not enable us to identify
concrete documents which would correspond to your request. We therefore
invite you, pursuant to Article 6(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001
regarding public access to documents, to provide us with more detailed
information on the documents that you seek to obtain. In particular, could
please clarify the nature of the mentioned meetings: are you looking
specifically for bilateral meetings between the Cabinet and the targeted
stakeholders mentioned in the request?


If you need assistance in clarifying or specifying your application,
please let us know.

In accordance with Article 2, third paragraph of the Implementing Rules to
Regulation 1049/2001[1], the 15 working days time limit for handling your
applications will start running when we receive the requested


Thank you in advance for your understanding.


Kind regards,


DG GROW – Access to documents team

European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
DG  GROW/B1 – Planning and Briefings


Dear [email address],

I am requesting information regarding the Videoconference, a Roundtable of the Clean Hydrogen Alliance: 3rd meeting of the cochairs, between Commissioner Thierry Breton and SSAB on the 10th June 2021.

Yours sincerely,

Venetia Roxburgh

SG UNITE D-2, Generalsekretariat der Europäischen Kommission

Link: [1]File-List
Link: [2]themeData
Link: [3]colorSchemeMapping

[4]Access to documents request - extension of the deadline - GESTDEM
2022/4350 - Ares(2022)5463988 - Ares(2022)5800164  (Please use this link
only if you are an Ares user – Svp, utilisez ce lien exclusivement si vous
êtes un(e) utilisateur d’Ares)

Dear Ms Roxburgh,

We refer to your request for access to documents registered on 29.07.2022
under the above mentioned reference number.

Your application is currently being handled.


However, we will not be in a position to complete the handling of your
application within the time limit of 15 working days, which expires today


Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents.


The new time limit expires on 13.09.2022.


We thank you for your comprehension and apologise for this delay and for
any inconvenience this may cause.


Yours faithfully,

SG D2 Secretariat



Visible links
1. file:///tmp/cid:filelist.xml@01D8B2F9.B32B9B90
2. file:///tmp/~~themedata~~
3. file:///tmp/~~colorschememapping~~
4., Generalsekretariat der Europäischen Kommission

2 Attachments

Dear Ms Roxburgh,

Please find enclosed the reply to your request for access to documents
registered under the above-mentioned reference number. We would therefore
appreciate it if you could confirm the receipt of this e-mail by replying
to [1][email address]

Best regards,

DG GROW – Access to documents team

European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
DG  GROW/B1 – Planning and Briefings



Visible links
1. mailto:[email address]

SG UNITE D-2, Generalsekretariat der Europäischen Kommission

4 Attachments

Dear Ms Roxburgh,

please acknowledge the receipt of the reply to your access to documents requests.

With kind regards,

SG D-2