Travel expense savings

Nikolaj Nielsen made this Informationsfreiheit request to Europäisches Parlament

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Nikolaj Nielsen

Dear European Parliament,

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:

MEPs were unable to travel during much of the confinement. I am requesting information that reveals how much was saved in terms of unspent budgets on travel costs from March until June this year.

Yours faithfully,

Nikolaj Nielsen

EUobserver
Avenue d'Auderghem / Oudergemlaan 150
1040 Brussels
Belgium

AccesDocs, Europäisches Parlament

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Our ref.: A(2020)7398 - Acknowledgement of receipt

 

 

Dear Mr Nielsen,

 

The European Parliament hereby acknowledges receipt of your application
for public access to documents, which was registered on 3 July 2020, under
the reference A(2020)7398.

 

All applications for public access to documents are handled in compliance
with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of 30 May 2001 regarding public access
to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents. In accordance
with that Regulation, your application will be handled within 15 working
days from its registration.

 

Your personal data will be processed in accordance with Regulation (EU)
2018/1725 of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with
regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions,
bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data. The
European Parliament reserves the right to ask for additional information
regarding your identity in order to verify compliance with Regulation (EC)
No 1049/2001 and the European Parliament’s implementing measures.

 

Your attention is drawn to the fact that you have lodged your application
via the website AsktheEU.org, which is a private website not affiliated
with the European Parliament. Therefore, the European Parliament cannot be
held responsible for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of
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using the following functional mailbox address:
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Kind regards,

 

 

[1]cid:image001.png@01D58B31.E2CF1C20 TRANSPARENCY UNIT

 
European Parliament
Directorate-General for the
Presidency
Directorate for Interinstitutional
Affairs and Legislative Coordination
[2][email address]
[3]www.europarl.europa.eu/RegistreWeb

 

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Our reference: A(2020)7398

 

 

Dear Mr Nielsen,

 

The deadline for replying to your application concerning public access to
documents under Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 registered on 03/07/2020
expires next Monday, on 27/07/2020.

 

However, due to the fact that the detailed analysis of all legal aspects
linked to the possible disclosure of these documents are still ongoing, in
order to reply to your application Parliament exceptionally needs to
extend the time-limit provided for in Article 7(1) of Regulation (EC) No
1049/2001 by a further 15 working days, in accordance with Article 7(3) of
the same regulation.

 

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience. We thank you for your
understanding.

 

Kind regards,

 

 

TRANSPARENCY UNIT

 
European Parliament
Directorate-General for the Presidency
Directorate for Interinstitutional Affairs and Legislative Coordination
[1][European Parliament request email]
[2]www.europarl.europa.eu/RegistreWeb

 

 

 

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Dear European Parliament,

Please pass this on to the person who reviews confirmatory applications.

I am filing the following confirmatory application with regards to my access to documents request 'Travel expense savings'.

This request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, you should have responded by now.

Yours faithfully,

Nikolaj Nielsen

EUobserver
Avenue d'Auderghem / Oudergemlaan 150
1040 Brussels
Belgium

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Dear Mr Nielsen,

 

This email is to inform you that we have just received the letter we sent
to you on the 04/08 back from the postal services.

 

It was related to your application concerning public access to documents
under Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 registered on 03/07/2020.

 

Kind regards,

 

[1]cid:image001.png@01D691A5.67416A60 TRANSPARENCY UNIT
 
European Parliament
Directorate-General for the
Presidency
Directorate for Interinstitutional
Affairs and Legislative Coordination
[2]www.europarl.europa.eu/RegistreWeb
[3]AccesDocs @ep.europa.eu

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear AccesDocs,

Would you be so kind as to send that letter to the following address, if possible?

Rue de Pologne 16
1060 Brussels, Belgium

Yours sincerely,

Nikolaj Nielsen

AccesDocs, Europäisches Parlament

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Dear Mr Nielsen,

The attached decision of 4 August 2020 in reply to your application A(2020)7398 concerning travel expenses savings was sent to you by post on the same day. But it was returned to us by the postal services, apparently, it was sent to you twice and you did not pick it up on either occasions. In such circumstances, Parliament will only consider your below email as a confirmatory application when and if you complement it with arguments in reply to the attached initial decision.

Can you please acknowledge reception of this email?

Kind regards, and a nice day,


Transparency Unit

TRANSPARENCY UNIT
European Parliament
Directorate General for the Presidency
Directorate for Inter-Institutional Affairs
and Legislative Coordination

Public Register webpage
[email address]

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Dear AccesDocs,

Can confirm reception of email.

Yours sincerely,

Nikolaj Nielsen

Dear AccesDocs,

I would just like to point, and for future reference, that the mail address I gave you was:

EUobserver
Avenue d'Auderghem / Oudergemlaan 150
1040 Brussels
Belgium

And not:

Nikolaj Nielsen
Avenue d'Auderghem / Oudergemlaan 150
1040 Brussels
Belgium

Which probably explains why it was never delivered.

Yours sincerely,

Nikolaj Nielsen

AccesDocs, Europäisches Parlament

Dear Mr Nielsen, thank you to precise that.

Indeed, the address that was indicated, contained EU Observer, but it followed your name, detail that, probably, has given space to a human error.

Kind regards,

TRANSPARENCY UNIT
 
European Parliament
Directorate-General for the Presidency
Directorate for Interinstitutional Affairs and Legislative Coordination
www.europarl.europa.eu/RegistreWeb

AccesDocs @ep.europa.eu

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Dear AccesDocs,

Indeed. No worries and thanks for having attached the PDF in any case.

Yours sincerely,

Nikolaj Nielsen