"Social Licence"

Thomas Harvey made this Official Information request to Stuart Nash

Response to this request is long overdue. By law Stuart Nash should have responded by now (details and exceptions). You can complain to the Ombudsman.

From: Thomas Harvey

Dear Minister

This is to request under the Official Information Act 1982 all information you hold in a ministerial capacity regarding the definition or use of the term "social licence". To avoid doubt, this request is for information relating to any of your portfolio or other ministerial responsibilities.

Ngā mihi,

Thomas Harvey

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From: S Nash (MIN)
Stuart Nash

Thank you for contacting Hon Stuart Nash, Minister for Economic and
Regional Development, Minister of Forestry, Minister for Small Business,
Minister of Tourism, and MP for Napier.

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Regards

Hon Stuart Nash LLM, MMgt, MForSc

Minister for Economic and Regional Development

Minister of Forestry

Minister for Small Business

Minister of Tourism

MP for Napier

Private Bag 18 888, Parliament Buildings | Wellington | New Zealand

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From: S Nash (MIN)
Stuart Nash

Dear Thomas

Reference: OIA21-095

On behalf of Minister Stuart Nash, thank you for your email of 11 November 2021 in which you submitted an Official Information Act request as follows:

"all information you hold in a ministerial capacity regarding the definition or use of the term "social licence". To avoid doubt, this request is for information relating to any of your portfolio or other ministerial responsibilities.”

Minister Nash is considering your request in accordance with the Act, and will respond in due course.

Ngā mihi

Paula James
Private Secretary (Executive Support) to Hon Stuart Nash
Minister for Economic and Regional Development | Minister of Forestry | Minister for Small Business | Minister of Tourism
Executive Wing | Private Bag 18041 | Parliament Buildings | Wellington 6160 | New Zealand

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From: Sam Foster

Dear Mr Harvey

 

I am writing on behalf of the Office of Minister Nash. Thank you for your
Official Information Act request.

 

I would like to request you to please refine the scope of your request. In
particular can you please further explain the term “social licence” and in
what contexts you expect it has been used? This will assist the Minister
to respond to your request.

 

Can you please respond to this email by Monday 22 November.

 

Thank you for your assistance.

 

Kind regards,

Sam Foster

Senior Ministerial Services Advisor

LSE Business Management Team  |  Labour, Science & Enterprise  |  Ministry
of Business, Innovation & Employment

Level 6, 15 Stout Street, Wellington 6011 or PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140,
New Zealand

[1][email address]  |  www.mbie.govt.nz

 

 

 

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