Breakdown of how Covid-19 support funding has been spent

Jamie Hall made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Aberdeen City Council,

I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Please could you provide a full breakdown of how all Covid-19 support funding received by Aberdeen City Council from the Scottish Government has been spent.

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Hall

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Reference: FOI-268186845
Date of request: 03/11/2020
Title of request: Breakdown of how Covid-19 support funding has been spent

Dear Jamie Hall,

Thank you for your completing your Freedom of Information Request.

We aim to answer all requests within 20 working days.

You will receive a response via email and an update in [1]your self-serve
account.

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Kind regards

Access to Information Team
Aberdeen City Council | Customer Development | Customer Experience |
Customer
Marischal College | Broad Street | Aberdeen | AB10 1AB
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Reference: FOI-268186845
Date of request: 03/11/2020
Title of request: Breakdown of how Covid-19 support funding has been spent

Dear Access to Information Team, Aberdeen City Council,

I am writing to request an update on the status of the above Freedom of Information request which was submitted on November 3, and to enquire about when I am likely to receive a response.

Yours sincerely,

Jamie Hall

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Mr Hall,

Please accept our sincerest apologies that ACC has failed to respond to your information request within the statutory 20 working days.

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Access to Information Team, Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen City Council

Reference: FOI-268186845
Date of request: 03/11/2020
Title of request: Breakdown of how Covid-19 support funding has been spent

Dear Jamie Hall,

Thank you for your information request. We have completed the necessary
search for the information requested and please accept our sincere
apologies for delay in providing you the response. Our response is now
detailed below.

Please could you provide a full breakdown of how all Covid-19 support
funding received by Aberdeen City Council from the Scottish Government has
been spent.

Please see below the link to our committee report, there is a table on
page 18 showing what funding we have received from the Scottish Government
and how much of it has been spent:

https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/d...

As a full breakdown of how all Covid-19 support funding received by
Aberdeen City Council from the Scottish Government has been spent is
otherwise accessible through the above link on our website, it is exempt
from disclosure. In order to comply with its obligations under the terms
of Section 16 of the FOISA, we are informing you that we are refusing your
request under the terms of Section 25(1) - Information Otherwise
Accessible - of the FOISA.

As a duty to provide support and assistance, please see below the other
links on ACC and Scottish Government websites where you can find some more
details:

[1]Support for business | Aberdeen City Council

[2]Coronavirus (COVID-19): business support fund grant statistics -
gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

We handled your request for information in accordance with the provisions
of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

If you are dissatisfied with the way we have handled your request or the
content of it, you are entitled to ask for an appeal. You can do this from
your [3]Aberdeen City Council self service account.

For more information on your right to review, please visit [4]Freedom of
Information Review and Appeals.

We hope this helps with your request.

Kind regards

Access to Information Team
Aberdeen City Council | Customer Development | Customer Experience |
Customer
Marischal College | Broad Street | Aberdeen | AB10 1AB
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