Dear Cumbria County Council,
I would like to make an FOI request for the following pieces of information:
1. How many people are employed to deal with FOI?
2. What is the budget for administering FOI?
3. Do you use case management software for FOI? If so, which one?
4. Do you publish a disclosure log?
If not all information is available, please treat questions individually.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION REGULATIONS 2004
REFERENCE: IG 00594
Thank you for your request for information regarding Freedom of
Information requests, which was received on 26 June 2018.
The council aims to provide you with the information within the statutory
timescale of 20 working days in this case the date is 24 July. Subject to
the information not being exempt or containing any references to third
The council will, as a matter of routine make information available in
electronic format. Where it is not practical to do this information will
be provided in hard copy (paper). If information is required in
alternative formats e.g. language, audio, large print, etc., please
indicate this as soon as possible so the council can consider your
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information
Regulations 2004 define a number of exemptions/exceptions which may
prevent information being released to you automatically. The council will
make an assessment about the application of any exemptions/exceptions and
issue you with a decision letter, which will include details of your right
If the information you request contains reference to a third party the
council will consult with them prior to making a decision about the
release of information.
In accordance with the council’s Charging Policy a fee may be charged
for supplying information. If a fee is payable you will be issued with a
fees notice. The applicable fee must be paid in full before the
information is processed and released. The statutory time limit for
responses is suspended until the council has received and processed your
payment. If payment is not received within three months of issuing the
fees notice your request will be closed.
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Information Governance Team
Corporate, Customer & Community Services
Cumbria County Council, Cumbria House, 117 Botchergate, Carlisle, CA1 1RD
Email: [Cumbria County Council request email]
Telephone: 01228 221234
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