I am conducting a research product in order to ascertain the total number of Library fines that were paid at universities in the UK.
I am therefore writing to ask about library fines during the academic year 2016/2017, under the Freedom of Information Act. For the time period starting from the first day of term, covering the next 364 days (e.g. one full year), please provide:
1. The total amount of money the library received from the payment of overdue items. Exclude costs of replacing lost books if possible – this request solely relates to the cost of items that are returned later than their due date.
Many thanks, and do let me know if you require any further clarification
Ref: 165_forks_library fines
Dear Mr forks
I acknowledge your request for information received on 31 October 2017.
Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.
For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released. You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.
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Dear Mr Forks
Please find attached the University's response to your Freedom of Information request of the 31 October 2017.
Freedom of Information
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