FOI Administration Info
Alex Parsons made this Freedom of Information request to St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 419 authorities
Dear St Helens 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.
Dear Alex Parsons
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as a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).
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St. Helens Council
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26/06/2018 16:59:42 GDT
Subject:Freedom of Information request - FOI Administration Info
Dear St Helens 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
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