Meetings between DG GROW and organisations

La demande est partiellement réussie.

Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

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 meetings listed below:

1. Between Cemex and Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner and Rolf Carsten Bermig, Cabinet
member of Elżbieta Bieńkowska on the 4th September 2018

2. Between Eurofer and Thierry Breton, Commissioner on the 10th June 2021

3. Between Eurofer and Joan Canton, Cabinet member of Thierry Breton on the 19th April 2021

4. Between Eurofer and Thierry Breton, Commissioner and Joan Canton, Cabinet member
of Thierry Breton on the 24th March 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.

Yours faithfully,

Venetia Roxburgh

1 Long Lane
London, Marché intérieur, Industrie, Entrepreneuriat et PME

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your e-mail of 05 January 2022. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 07 January 2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/0106.

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 28 January 2022. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

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Yours faithfully,

Access to Documents Team

Afficher les sections citées, Marché intérieur, Industrie, Entrepreneuriat et PME

Dear Madam,

We refer to your request for access to documents, registered on 07/01/2022
under the above mentioned reference number.

Your application is currently being handled. However, we are not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expired on 28/01/2022.

An extended time limit is needed as the application concerns different
Services which must be consulted.

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 18/02/2022.

We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.

Yours sincerely,

DG GROW ATD Team, Marché intérieur, Industrie, Entrepreneuriat et PME

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Dear Ms Roxburgh,

Please find enclosed the reply to your request for access to documents
registered under the above-mentioned reference number.

According to our standard operational procedure, the reply would normally
be sent to you also by registered mail. Please note, however, that due to
the extraordinary health and security measures currently in force during
to the COVID-19 pandemic, which include the requirement for the majority
of Commission non-critical staff to telework, we are unfortunately not in
a position to follow this procedure until further notice.

We would therefore appreciate it if you could confirm the receipt of this
e-mail by replying to [1][DG GROW request email]

Best regards,

DG GROW – Access to documents team

European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
DG  GROW/B1 – Planning and Briefings



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