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.
1 Long Lane
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.
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European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
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Access to documents team (cr)
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, 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.
DG GROW – Access to documents team
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
DG GROW/B1 – Planning and Briefings