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The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
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22 March 2012
Request for Information – reference 5938
Thank you for your request which I received on 20th March. You asked for the following information on Catrin Dellar:
1. [Her] Grade within [her] Department
2. [Her] Job Title
3. [Her] academic and professional qualifications
4. Please provide a copy of [her] Job Description
Please let me know if this is not an accurate description of the information you have requested.
Catrin Dellar is a Higher Executive Officer within the Department of Environment and Sustainable Development. Her job title is Landscape and Public Rights of Way Policy Team Leader and her job description is attached in Annex A. I have decided that the information you have requested relating to Catrin’s academic and professional qualifications is exempt from disclosure as it is personal information about her which I have not been granted approval to issue.
The request you sent me contains personal data about you - for example, your name and e-mail address. I will only use this personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 to deal with your request and any matters which arise as a result of it. I will keep your personal data and all other information relating to your request for three years from the date on which your request is finally closed. Your personal data will then be disposed of securely.
Any information released under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or Environmental Information Regulations 2004 will be listed in the Assembly Government’s Disclosure Log (at www.information.wales.gov.uk).
If you believe that I have not followed the relevant laws, or you are unhappy with this response, you may request an internal review by writing to:
Director, Environment and Sustainable Development
Cardiff, CF10 3NQ
When dealing with any concerns, we will follow the principles set out in the Assembly Government’s Code of Practice on Complaints which is available on the Internet at www.wales.gov.uk or by post.
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner. Normally, however, you should pursue the matter through our internal procedure before you complain to the Information Commissioner. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Tel: 01625 545 745
Fax: 01625 524 510
Also, if you think that there has been maladministration in dealing with your request then you may make a complaint to the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales who can be contacted at:
Public Services Ombudsman for Wales
Ffordd yr Hen Gae
Nature, Landscape and Outdoor Recreation
Job Title: Landscape and Public Rights of Way Policy Team Leader
Pay Band: Management Band 2
Division / Branch: NAMU/LNOR
Pattern of Working: Full Time
Purpose of Post:
To develop and implement policy and legislation to deliver Government priorities on National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and Public Rights of Way and Open Country. Supporting protected landscapes in Wales to become richer and more diverse in terms of landscape, wildlife and heritage and be enjoyed and cherished by a full cross-section of society.
To support the development, implementation and monitoring of policy and regulations for the statutory designated landscapes and on access to the outdoors, including implementing some remaining provisions of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 and official guidance on rights of way matters.
To oversee the governance and funding of the National Park Authorities, including the Sustainable Development Fund and the Parks capital and revenue spend.
To keep under review, and recommend improvements as appropriate, to the regulations on access to the outdoors; and the management of High Court and Judicial Review cases relating to public rights of way.
Effectively manage the Environment Wales programme and other financial resources in line with relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.
Keep up to date with the latest developments in policy and good practice in designated landscapes and access legislation in Wales and further afield.
To contribute to developing and keeping under review the evidence base for the designated landscapes and countryside access. Analyse and distil evidence as required into key points for briefings and advice on policy and programme options.
Prepare submissions on National Parks, AONBs, and access for senior officers and Ministers, and draft replies to Ministerial correspondence and questions for senior officers. Provide specialist advice on public rights of way as required.