- 29 Mar 2019
Date received: 4 Mar 2019
Date responded: 29 Mar 2019
Under the freedom of information act, can you please send us a copy of the results of the speed surveys performed in Carlops on the A702, for the period of the past 5 years.
As the information you have requested is ‘environmental information’ for the purposes of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIRs), we are required to deal with your request under those Regulations. We are applying the exemption at section 39(2) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), so that we do not also have to deal with your request under FOISA.
This exemption is subject to the ‘public interest test’. Therefore, taking account of all the circumstances of this case, we have considered if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in applying the exemption. We have found that, on balance, the public interest lies in favour of upholding the exemption, because there is no public interest in dealing with the same request under two different regimes. This is essentially a technical point and has no material effect on the outcome of your request.
Response to your request
Please see attached Annex A – D which contain the speed survey information requested.
Annex A – Clearview Automatic Traffic Count Speed Survey, 10 – 16 November 2017
Annex B – NDC Speed Survey Week 1, 7 to 13 February 2019
Annex C - NDC Speed Survey Week 2, 14 to 20 February 2019
Annex D – Summary of speed survey results in Carlops
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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House