Dear Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion,
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:
Any documents, including e-mails, minutes of meetings, including phone calls and meetings online, as well as any documents exchanged, concerning meetings between the Commission and German platform company Helpling.
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Access to documents team (cr)
Dear [email address],
My postal address is as follows:
Thank you for your e-mail of 19/07/2022. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on
19/07/2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/4172.
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 10/08/2022. In case this time limit needs to
be extended, you will be informed in due course.
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Access to documents team (cr)
thank you for your response to my access to documents request "Meetings
with Helpling", Gestdem 2021/4172. In case you do not hold any documents
concerning meetings with the mentioned platform, please consider my
request dealt with.
Mail: [email address]
Phone: +49 176 94911677