Dear Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council,
I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please send me:
1) Who is the the person responsible for council tax, business rates and parking collections and more specifically the enforcement of debts relating to these
2) Can you provide email and telephone contact details for the above person?
3) Do you have formal contracts with service level agreements for the enforcement of these debts?
4) If so, what are expiry dates for the contracts above?
I would like the above information to be provided to me as electronic copies emailed to [email address]
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.
If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this correspondence.
I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.
Your contact has been received by the Customer Feedback, Information and
Improvement Team. Your request will now be considered and you will be
contacted again shortly to advise what will happen next with your request
for information. Please be assured that any contact we receive will be
considered and processed at the earliest opportunity.
In the meantime we would like to thank you for your contact.
Please visit the Council’s website for further information on information
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Good afternoon Tom,
Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
You have not provided your full name and therefore, under the FOI Act 2000 your request in invalid under section 8 of the Act.
I refer to section 8 (1) (b) of the FOI Act, that a request must state your real name.
Could you please let me have your full name and then I can process your request.
Customer Feedback, Information & Improvement Officer
Business Improvement, Human Resources & Communications
Core Services Directorate
Westgate Plaza One
C/O Corporate Mail Room
PO Box 634
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