Local councils access to £500 website development grant

Vision ICT made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Bridgend County Borough Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Bridgend Council,

We have been providing local councils with websites, and would request the following information detailed below concerning the grant from the Welsh Assembly of GBP375,000 to be distributed through Unitary Authorities aimed at helping community councils to develop a website or improve their current website. This has been broken down into every community council for £500 to enable this development. Can you please provide me with the following information.

1- How many town or community councils are currently under your authority?
2- How many of these have applied for the £500 website development grant, as of today?
3- Of these, how many have been successful, ie, have received the money?
4- How many have applied for the grant but been turned down by you for any reason?
5- How many have applied for the grant but have not yet received the money for other reasons?

We would appreciate this information by email, as soon as possible. Thank you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Admin at Vision ICT

foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam

 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST X01-2712

 

We acknowledge your request for information received on 13 March 2014. 

 

We are considering your request and you should receive a response within
the statutory timescale of 20 working days, unless the information is
exempt or we require additional time to consider whether disclosure is in
the public interest in accordance with section 2 of the Freedom of
Information Act.

 

We will try to supply information in electronic format by email, but if
this is not possible we will let you know. If you have any special
requirements e.g. language, audio, large print, etc. then please let us
know.

 

The Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the
information you have requested. Before we provide the information we will
consider whether it is proper to release it and if any of the exemption
categories do apply then the information will not be released. We will
tell you if this is the case, and will have a right of appeal.

 

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
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release the information to you. We will tell you if this is the case.

 

You may have to pay a fee for this information. We will consider this and
let you know. If so you will have to pay the fee before we process and
release the information.

 

If you have any queries or concerns, then please contact me directly.  You
can find out more about the Act from the Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office – Wales     

2nd Floor

Churchill House

Churchill Way

Cardiff

CF10 2HH

Telephone: 02920 678400         Fax: 02920 678399

Email: [1][email address]

[2]http://www.informationcommissioner.gov.u...

 

Yours sincerely

 

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Freedom of Information Office

Bridgend County Borough Council

Level 2, Civic Offices

Angel Street

Bridgend

CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643473

Email: [3][Bridgend Council request email]

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST X01- 2712

 

We refer to your email dated 13 March 2014 which contained a request for
information as set out in italics below.  Following consideration of your
request, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I respond
to each point as follows:

 

1.    How many town or community councils are currently under your
authority?

20

 

2-         How many of these have applied for the £500 website development
grant, as of today?

1 has applied and we are awaiting completion of the grant agreement.  The
claim cannot be progressed until the grant agreement has been completed.

 

3-         Of these, how many have been successful, ie, have received the
money?

            None as the grant agreement has not been completed.

 

4-         How many have applied for the grant but been turned down by you
for any reason?

            None

 

5- How many have applied for the grant but have not yet received the money
for other reasons?

None

 

I hope this response satisfies your request. If you are dissatisfied with
the handling of the request, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 you
have the right to request a review of the Council’s response to your
request for information.  If you wish to request a review, please write
to:

 

Mr P A Jolley

Assistant Chief Executive Legal and Regulatory Services

& Monitoring Officer

Bridgend County Borough Council

Civic Offices,

Angel Street

Bridgend, CF31 4WB

 

within 28 days of the date of this letter.  If you remain dissatisfied
with the outcome of that review, you may seek further recourse by lodging
an appeal with the Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office – Wales

2^nd Floor

Churchill House

Churchill Way

Cardiff

CF10 2HH

Tel:  02920 678400

Fax:  02920 678399

E:mail : [1][email address]

Website:  [2]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely

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Freedom of Information Office

Bridgend County Borough Council

Level 2, Civic Offices

Angel Street

Bridgend

CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643565

Email: [Bridgend Council request email]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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