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Dear Gateshead Metropolitan Borough 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.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Parsons

CSG InformationRights^,

Dear Mr Parsons

I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for records held by this service.

Acknowledgement

Your request was received by this department on 26 June 2018.

A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20 working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to receive your decision by 24 July 2018.

There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act, which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will promptly advise you in writing.

Should our final decision not reach you on time, please feel free to call the contact officer named above to discuss any problems that may have arisen.

Yours sincerely
Information Rights Officer

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CSG InformationRights^,

Dear Mr Parsons

I refer to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and to your email to this service dated 26 June 2018.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, we are able to grant access to the records requested and accordingly they are as follows:

1. How many people are employed to deal with FOI?

Within Gateshead Council we do not have any employees who exclusively deal with FOI. Employees are employed in substantive roles and FOI is an addition to that role.

2. What is the budget for administering FOI?

No budget allocated

3. Do you use case management software for FOI? If so, which one?

No

4. Do you publish a disclosure log?

No

Please note:
The information provided in response to your request is copyright Gateshead Council unless otherwise endorsed. Granting access to this information under the Freedom of Information Act does not permit you to re-use the information provided for commercial purposes, for photocopying or reproduction in any form. If you wish to re-use the information you need to apply for a Licence. You can do this by writing to Tanya Rossington, Information Rights Officer, Corporate Services and Governance, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH. You may be required to pay a fee or comply with conditions for permitted re-use.

Yours sincerely
Information Rights Officer

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