Dear Midlothian Council,

I'd be grateful if you can provide me with the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

1. A list of vehicles owned or leased to the council. Please include; registration mark, fleet number (if used), make & model and body type.

2. Identify which vehicles are owned and which are leased.

3. Name, position and email address of the staff responsible for these vehicles, together with the telephone number for the department (direct dial not expected given GDPR.)

4. The estimated amount of spend (£) on diesel/petrol per annum and the cost split between owned and leased vehicles.

I trust all is in order and thank you in advance for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Cris Lehmann

Midlothian Council Enquiries, Midlothian Council

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Trevor Docherty, Midlothian Council

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Chris

 

You requested the following information under FOI

 

1. A list of vehicles owned or leased to the council. Please include;
registration mark, fleet number (if used), make & model and body type.

 

See attached spreadsheet

 

2. Identify which vehicles are owned and which are leased.

 

See attached spreadsheet

 

3. Name, position and email address of the staff responsible for these
vehicles, together with the telephone number for the department (direct
dial not expected given GDPR.)

 

I am responsible – my contact details below

 

4. The estimated amount of spend (£) on diesel/petrol per annum and the
cost split between owned and leased vehicles

 

Based on figures for last full financial year spend Diesel £684,000, Gas
Oil £47,000 and Petrol £73,000 – please note that would include plant and
spot hire vehicles

 

All leased vehicles on fleet are electric.

 

If you require any further information please feel free to contact me
direct.

 

Trevor

 

Trevor Docherty

Travel and Fleet Services Manager

Resources

Midlothian Council

Midlothian House

Buccleuch Street

Dalkeith

EH22 1DN

 

Phone   0131 561 5448

Mobile  07929 171773

Fax         0131 654 2797

 

[1][email address]

 

Midlothian Council’s Complaints Procedure under the FOISA:

 

An applicant who is dissatisfied with the way in which Midlothian Council
has dealt with his/her request for information under Section 1(1) of the
FOISA may, by virtue of Section 20 of the FOISA, require Midlothian
Council to review its actions and decisions in relation to that request.

 

If you wish Midlothian Council to review its actions and decisions with
respect to your request for information, you should write to the Director
Corporate Resources.  That official will arrange for your application for
review to be considered. Thereafter he will write to you informing you of
the decision by not later than twenty working days after receipt of your
request requiring that a review be made. By virtue of Section 21 of the
FOISA, you will be provided with a statement of reasons for arriving at
the decision made.

 

Please note that any such request for review must reach Midlothian Council
by no later than 40 working days after the time allowed for complying with
your original request.

 

Requests for review must be in writing (or in another form which has some
permanency and is capable of being used for subsequent reference eg
audio/video tape recording). You must:-

 

·         state your name and address for correspondence;

·         give details of the information which you originally requested
from Midlothian Council; and

·         state the reason(s) why you are dissatisfied with the way in
which your application for information has been dealt with.

 

Your Right to Complain to the Scottish Information Commissioner:

 

Under Section 47 of the FOISA, a person who is dissatisfied with the
outcome of their request for review by the Council may apply to the
Scottish Information Commissioner to determine whether their request (or
any part of it) has been properly dealt with.

 

An application to the Scottish Information Commissioner must be made in
writing (or in another form having some permanency eg audio/video tape
recording) within six months of receipt of the notice advising of the
outcome of the Council’s review. The applicant must specify:-

 

a)            his/her name and address for correspondence;

b)         the request for information to which the requirement for review
by Midlothian Council related;

c)         the matter which gave rise to the applicant’s dissatisfaction
with the way in which Midlothian Council dealt with their original
request; and

d)                  the matter which gives rise to the applicant’s
dissatisfaction relating to the review by Midlothian Council.

 

The Scottish Information Commissioner can be contacted at:-

Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St
Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS

(Telephone – 01334 464610; Fax - 01334 464611;

Email – [2][email address])

 

 

 

 

 

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