Tobacco industry lobby meetings

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Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

Dear Sir/Madam,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, we are requesting the following documents:
- a list of meetings between DG GROW officials/representatives [1] and interest representatives from the tobacco industry between 1 November 2014 and today.

We would like the list to include the following information:
Date of the meeting,
Name and job title of the European Commission officials that were present (e.g. head of unit, etc.)
Names of interest representatives (company/organisation name) present at the meeting,
Names of the lobbyist(s) present,
The sector they represented (business, trade association, professional consultancy),

[1] excluding the European Commissioner, her Cabinet and the Director-General

Thank you in advance.

Yours sincerely,

Vicky Cann
CEO
Rue d'Edimbourg 26
1050 Brussels

Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

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Dear Ms Cann,
 
Thank you for your e-mail  dated 29/06/2016.  We hereby acknowledge
receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered
on 30/06/2016 under reference number GestDem 2016/3683.
 
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
22/07/2016. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.
 
You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
that this is a private 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.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
The access to documents team
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A1
 
 

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Dear Ms Cann,
 
We refer to your request registered on 30/06/2016 under reference number
GestDem 2016/3683.
 
Your application is currently being handled. However, we have not been in
a position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days. Which expires today (22/07/2016).
 
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 12/08/2016.
 
However, please note that the reply is ready for signature by the
hierarchy and will be sent to you as soon as possible, hopefully at the
beginning of next week.
 
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
 
The access to documents team
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A1

 
 
 
 
 
 
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GESTDEM 2016/3683 - Tobacco industry lobby meetings
 
 
Dear Ms Cann,
 
Thank you for your e-mail  dated 29/06/2016.  We hereby acknowledge
receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered
on 30/06/2016 under reference number GestDem 2016/3683.
 
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
22/07/2016. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.
 
You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
that this is a private 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.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
The access to documents team
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European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A1
 
 

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Dear Ms Cann,

 

Please find attached the reply letter and list of meetings to your request
for access to documents Ref GestDem n° 2016/3683.

 

The originals will follow by registered post.

 

Best regards,

 

 

Diane RANDRIANASOLO

Assistant

 
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European Commission
DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Unit D.3 – Biotechnology and Food Supply Chain

BREY 12/091

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

Thank you for this reply. It was an oversight by me that in my original request, I did not ask for the subject matter of these meetings. Is it possible to additionally request that detail?

Thanks in advance. Yours faithfully,

Vicky Cann

Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

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Dear Ms Cann,

 

Please find attached the reply to your application for additional
information.

Best regards,

 

 

 

Marie-Claire Dubrunfaut
Head of Unit's administrative assistant
 
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Biotechnology and Food Supply Chain

Avenue d'Auderghem 45 (BREY 12/068)

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium
+32 229 68059
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Dear Ms Cann,
 
Following your additional request dated 2 August, please find attached the
corresponding information.
 
On this occasion you will find in the list another reference to a meeting.
 
Best regards,
 
 
Diane RANDRIANASOLO
Assistant
 
European Commission
DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit D.3 – Biotechnology and Food Supply Chain
BREY 12/091
B-1049 Brussels/Belgium
 
 

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