Frans Timmermans' cabinet meetings with religious lobbyists

Álvaro Merino made this access to documents request to Secretariat General of the European Commission

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From: Álvaro Merino

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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:

A list of all lobby meetings held by the commissioner in charge of Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Frans Timmermans or any other member of its Cabinet with any organisation representing churches and/or religious communities since 2014 onwards, including all emails, minutes/, reports or any other briefing papers related to all those meetings.

Yours faithfully,

Álvaro Merino
Ricardo Ortiz Street 61
28017 Madrid.

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[1]Ares(2018)6662561 - RE: access to documents request - Frans Timmermans'
cabinet meetings with religious lobbyists --- Ref. Gestdem 2018/6966

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Dear Sir,

Thank you for your e-mail dated 26/12/2018. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
27/12/2018 under reference number GestDem 2018/6966.

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.

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Yours faithfully,

Carlos Remis
SG.C.1
Transparence
Berl. 05/315

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From: Álvaro Merino

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Dear Carlos Remis,

I should have had my access request finished by January 24th. However, I have not received an answer yet, even to communicate the status of my petition.

In this sense, I would appreciate to know when I am supposed to receive the documents I asked for.

Yours sincerely,

Álvaro Merino

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Dear Carlos Remis,

I should have had my access request finished by January 24th. However, I have not received an answer yet, even to communicate the status of my petition.

In this sense, I would appreciate to know when I am supposed to receive the documents I asked for.

Yours sincerely,

Álvaro Merino

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