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Dear Hackney 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

hackney@infreemation.co.uk,

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hackney@infreemation.co.uk,

Dear Mr Parsons

Re: Freedom of Information Request.

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, received 26 June 2018. Your request has been
considered and our response is in bold below.

You requested the following: 

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

4  permanent members of staff are on the team which deals with FOI,
although their duties also cover other duties such as Data Protection
related work.

2. What is the budget for administering FOI? 

The London Borough of Hackney don't budget for FOI separately from other
non-FOI related work that the team carry out. There is a link to London
Borough of Hackney's 2017/18 Budget on this
page: https://www.hackney.gov.uk/finances

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

We use Infreemation to process our FOIs

4. Do you publish a disclosure log?

We do not at this time of responding to your request have a live
disclosure log. Our disclosure log is currently in development and will be
made live shortly.

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Information Commissioner's Office
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Telephone: 01625 545 700

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Yours sincerely

Information Management Team

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