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Dear Aberdeenshire 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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Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your information request.

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within the statutory timeframe of 20 working days.

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Regards,
Aberdeenshire Information Enquiries

Sara Reid,

Dear Alex Parsons

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (“The Act”)

We refer to your request dated 04/05/2018 12:10, for the following
information FOI:  Freedom of Information Administration Info. 

We confirm that the Council holds the following information, which we
believe satisfies your request:

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

 

Approximately 1 WTE member of staff is employed specifically to deal with
FOI - providing advice and allocating requests out to staff within Council
Services who actually issue responses to the requests.

 

2. What is the budget for administering FOI?

 

Cost of 0.75 H grade member of staff

And 0.25 M grade member of staff

 

For details of current pay grades see
http://arcadialite.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/...

 

 

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

 

Axlr8.

 

4. Do you publish a disclosure log?

 

No.

 

Please contact me as the officer responsible for responding to your
request if you have any further queries.

If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with this response, please refer
to the further information attached.

 

Yours faithfully

 

Freedom of Information Co-ordinator
Business Services - ICT

 

Further Information:
Aberdeenshire Council’s Review Procedure under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 and the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations 2004 can be accessed at the following link:

[1]http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-...

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