British Telecommunications plc
A telecommunications company, also called BT
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British Telecommunications plc (BT) and its subsidiaries are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act.The company is included on this site as it is believed that the company is subject to the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. The company has special powers under the Electronic Communications Code to construct infrastructure on public land and to take rights over private land, either with the agreement with the owner or by applying to the courts. In Fish Legal v IC & Ors, the Upper Tribunal found that utility companies with special statutory powers to enter land are subject to EIR. (see paragraphs 118 to 126). The company also holds a water supply and sewerage licence.