Dear Lewisham 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.
Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000
Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Reference No: 784537
Thank you for your recent request for information from the London Borough
of Lewisham. Your request is being handled under either the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
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Corporate Complaints and Casework Team