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Dear Scottish Borders 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

Freedom of Information,

Dear Alex Parsons

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information relating to the
above and shall respond within the relevant 20 working day period.

Yours sincerely

Information Management Team

Scottish Borders Council

0300 100 1800

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Freedom of Information,

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Dear Alex Parsons

Further to your request for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 relating to the above I am now able to respond.

The following response was prepared and provided on behalf of Regulatory Services:

1. We have 2 full time Information Officers and 1 full time Interim Information Manager who make up the Information Management Team. For information, we also have FOI co-ordinators within each Council service however, this is embedded within each specific role.

2. There is no specific budget for administering FOI. The Information Management Team is part of the Council's Legal and Licensing service and forms part of the overall allocated budget. Therefore, we give notice that no breakdown is available under S17 of FOI(S)A 2002.

3. We use SharePoint to log our information requests

4. Yes, our information requests are published here. https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/directory...

I should advise that you have a right to request a review within 40 working days from the date we respond to your request. You should either e-mail [Scottish Borders Council request email]<mailto:[Scottish Borders Council request email]> or write to the Information Manager, Scottish Borders Council, Council HQ, Newtown St. Boswells TD6 0SA.

If after the Council's FOI Advice Group have considered your review and you are still not happy with the decision you then have a right to appeal to the Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St. Andrews, fife KY16 9DS.

Yours sincerely

for the

Information Management Team

Scottish Borders Council

Newtown St Boswells

TD6 0SA

E mail: [email address]

Tel: 0300 100 1800

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