FOI team

Kevin Anderson made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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Dear Department for Business, Innovation and Skills,

I am doing a research project on central government departments and attitudes towards FOI.

I am interested in the grades of the members of the FOI team at your department and its structure. I would like snapshots of this information for on 1 January and 1 July for the years 2009, 2010 and 2011.

If you have organisation charts, that is fine. The particulars that I would like are the full job titles and grades of members of the team. If you are able to provide a brief job description (some of the team may be monitoring stats, some might be doing FOI requests, etc, although I know that these are fluid), then that would be helpful, but it is not necessary.

I am only interested in your centralised FOI team, not any FOI officials or contacts that you may have within policy teams.

I am also interested to know about the functions of the leader/senior official/head of your freedom of information team, in that I would like to know for the June months of the four years how many FOI cases have been undertaken by the FOI team leader, how may internal reviews and how many ICO cases.

Yours faithfully,

Kevin Anderson

FOI Requests, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

BIS ref: 11/0916


Dear Mr Anderson,

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 6 July
2011. Your request has been passed on to the appropriate official at the
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to deal with.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be responded at the latest by 3 August
2011.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact the information
rights unit at BIS. Please remember to quote the reference number above
in any future communications.

Kind regards,
Information Rights Unit

Information Rights Unit | Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
| Victoria 3, 5th Floor, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H OET|
www.bis.gov.uk

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FOI Requests, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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Dear Mr Anderson

Please see the attached letter regarding your information request.

Yours sincerely

H Hodgson
Information Rights Unit | Department for Business, Innovation & Skills |
Victoria 3, 5th Floor, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H OET|
[1]www.bis.gov.uk

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dynamic and competitive UK economy by creating the conditions for business
success; promoting innovation, enterprise and science; and giving everyone
the skills and opportunities to succeed. To achieve this we will foster
world-class universities and promote an open global economy. BIS -
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