Dear Gloucester City 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.
I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom Of Information (FOI)
request made to Gloucester City Council.
In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), we
anticipate to respond to your request for information within 20 working
days. If this is not the case, we will be in touch to discuss an
extension to this deadline.
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Freedom of Information Officer
Democratic and Electoral Services [email address]
Gloucester City Council 01452 396204
Gloucester, GL1 2EQ
Thank you for your request for information received on 26^th June 2018.
Your request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
Please find below Gloucester City Council’s response to your request for
Q1. How many people are employed to deal with FOI?
A. The council’s structure does not provide for individuals to be
specifically employed to deal with FOI. Management of the process for all
types of information management requests sits within the Business Support
Team where officers are multi-skilled and dealing with a varied workload.
Q2. What is the budget for administering FOI?
A. There is no budget specifically set aside for administering FOI.
Q3. Do you use case management software for FOI? If so, which one?
A. The Council uses our CRM to manage the FOI workflow. It is called
Q4. Do you publish a disclosure log?
A. The Council does not currently publish a disclosure log.
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