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Request for Information – Supported Bus Services

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Dear Aberdeen City Council,

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
Request for Information – Supported Bus Services

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please provide responses to the below questions:

1. What is the total budget for supported bus services in the draft budget for the fiscal year 2016/2017?

2. What is the total budget for supported bus services in the fiscal year 2016/2017?

3. What is the total mileage covered by supported bus service routes in the fiscal year 2017/2018?

4. What was the total mileage covered by supported bus service routes in the fiscal year 2016/2017?

5. How many and which supported routes have had cuts in services in the fiscal year 2016/2017 (for example reduced timetable or loss of weekend provision)?

6. How many and which supported routes have had cuts in services in the fiscal year 2016/2017 (for example reduced timetable or loss of weekend provision)?

7. How many and which supported routes had been completely withdrawn in the fiscal year 2016/2017?

8. How many and which supported routes have had increased funding or been introduced in the fiscal year 2016/2017?

Yours faithfully,

Ruth Mendel
Policy Officer
Citizens Advice Scotland
2 Powderhall Road Edinburgh EH7 4GB
t: 0131 550 1097 e: [email address]

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Ms Mendel,

 

Thank you for your request for information, made under Section 1(1) of the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act (FOISA), and received on 8 January
2018.

 

We would like to ask you to clarify your request so that we can identify
and locate the information which you have requested. Under Section 1(3) of
the FOISA, we do not have to supply you with the requested information
until you have provided us with more detail in this respect.

 

1. What is the total budget for supported bus services in the draft budget
for the fiscal year 2016/2017?

 

2. What is the total budget for supported bus services in the fiscal year
2016/2017?

 

5. How many and which supported routes have had cuts in services in the
fiscal year 2016/2017 (for example reduced timetable or loss of weekend
provision)?

 

6. How many and which supported routes have had cuts in services in the
fiscal year 2016/2017 (for example reduced timetable or loss of weekend
provision)?

 

These questions appear to be identical. We would be extremely grateful if
you could clarify whether you wish to review the years you are asking for?

 

Clarifying these points will help us to be sure we are providing, where
possible, the information you are interested in.  Please note we will keep
your request on file for 20 working days whilst we await your
clarification.  It can often be helpful to discuss your request with a
member of our team who may be able to help you frame your request or
explain more about how ACC holds its information; if this is something you
feel may be helpful please do call us, and we will be happy to assist you.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

Information Compliance Officer

 

 

Information Compliance Team
Customer Service
Corporate Governance
Aberdeen City Council
3rd Floor North

Business Hub 17
Marischal College
Broad Street
ABERDEEN AB10 1AQ

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Tel 03000 200 292

 

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Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Ms Mendel

 

Thank you for your clarified information request of 10 January 2018. 
Aberdeen City Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the
information requested.

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 Request for Information –
Supported Bus Services.  I would like to make a request under the Freedom
of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please provide responses to the below
questions:

 

1. What is the total budget for supported bus services in the draft budget
for the fiscal year 2017/2018?

£162,756 – general supported bus services

£73,000 – supported bus services to deliver school transport

Total: £217,756

 

2. What is the total budget for supported bus services in the fiscal year
2016/2017?

£121,000 – general supported bus services

£73,000 – supported bus services to deliver school transport

Total: £194,000

 

3. What is the total mileage covered by supported bus service routes in
the fiscal year 2017/2018?

64,974

 

4. What was the total mileage covered by supported bus service routes in
the fiscal year 2016/2017?

43,042

 

5. How many and which supported routes have had cuts in services in the
fiscal year 2017/2018 (for example reduced timetable or loss of weekend
provision)?

None.

 

6. How many and which supported routes have had cuts in services in the
fiscal year 2016/2017 (for example reduced timetable or loss of weekend
provision)?

None.

 

7. How many and which supported routes had been completely withdrawn in
the fiscal year 2016/2017?

1:

Service 95, Peterculter to Garthdee via Airyhall, ceased to operate on
31.03.2017.

 

8. How many and which supported routes have had increased funding or been
introduced in the fiscal year 2016/2017?

2:

Service 94/X94 Kingswells Shuttle Service/Crematorium Bus Service,
increased funding, increased route and timetable in April 2017 and August
2017.

Service 94A Kingswells evening bus service, introduced August 2017.

 

We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Anna Buchan

Information Compliance Officer

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

As the information which you requested is environmental information, as
defined under Regulation 2(1) of the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations 2004 (the EIRs), ACC considered that it was exempt from
release through FOISA, and must therefore give you notice that we are
refusing  your request under Section 39(2) of FOISA (Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002).  However, you have a separate right to
access the information which you have requested under Regulation 5 of the
EIRs, under which ACC has handled your request. Please refer to the
attached PDF for more information about your rights under the EIRs.

 

Information Compliance Team
Customer Service
Corporate Governance
Aberdeen City Council
3rd Floor North

Business Hub 17
Marischal College
Broad Street
ABERDEEN AB10 1AQ

[1][Aberdeen City Council request email]

Tel 03000 200 292

 

*03000 numbers are free to call if you have ‘free minutes’ included in
your mobile call plan.

Calls from BT landlines will be charged at the local call rate of 10.24p
per minute (the same as 01224s).

[2]www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This e-mail (including any attachment to it) is
confidential, protected by copyright and may be privileged. The
information contained in it should be used for its intended purposes only.
If you receive this email in error, notify the sender by reply email,
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