Responses to 'A Consultation About Education in the West of Northumberland'

Peter Brooks made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Northumberland County Council

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Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Northumberland County Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I respectfully request the following:

Can you please disclose information regarding responses to the 'A Consultation About Education in the West of Northumberland - An opportunity to give us your views, PHASE 2 - 19 FEBRUARY - 9 APRIL 2018' document published by Northumberland County Council (widely distributed and available on the NCC website at http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Northum...).

The consultation responses may have been received by post using the 'Consultation Response Form' (included in the above document), via the online form at https://form.northumberland.gov.uk/form/..., electronically (by email) to [email address], or by other means.

Can you please disclose:

1) Information about the quantities of responses received

- the total number of responses received
- the number of responses received by post
- the number of responses received via the online form
- the number of responses received by email
- the number of responses received by other means (please break this down by type)

2) The information that you have recorded from the responses. Please supply this information as an electronic file in a csv or txt (tab delimited) format.

In practical terms you could provide an anonymised version of your collation of the consultation responses (ie your document in to which that data was entered as responses were received, or an export from a database, with any names removed).

The information you provide should accurately record the consultation responses.

For example, each row should be an individual consultation response and should contain fields for:

Parent/Carer
Governor
Staff Member
Pupil/Student
Associated school
Resident
Town or village
Parish councillor
Parish/Town council
Other
Other clarification
Model A Yes
Model A No
Model A Don't know
Model A reason
Model A changes
Model B Yes
Model B No
Model B Don't know
Model B reason
Model B changes
Model C Yes
Model C No
Model C Don't know
Model C reason
Model C changes
Alternative Proposals

A 'Y', '1' or any non-blank value should be used to indicate a tick in a box on the consultation response form (this should be consistent throught the information you provide).

In the case of the 'Yes, No, Don't know' tick boxes (Model A, Model B and Model C in Part 2, 3 and 4 of the consultation response form respectively) the information you are returning could contain single fields containing (for example) 'Y', 'N' and a character (or characters) to represent 'Don't know'.

Yours faithfully,
Peter Brooks

Northumberland County Council

1 Atodiad

Our Ref: 4011  

Dear Enquirer,

INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information which will be dealt with under
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Kind regards

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

Northumberland County Council

1 Atodiad

Our Ref: 4011   

Dear Enquirer,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to responses to
the 'A Consultation About Education in the West of Northumberland.

Right of Access

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The right is to obtain access to the information itself and not to the
document or record which contains it.

The Act creates a general right of access to information held by public
authorities subject to various exemptions.

Northumberland County Council confirms that it holds the information you
have requested, please see the following information in response.

Can you please disclose information regarding responses to the 'A
Consultation About Education in the West of Northumberland - An
opportunity to give us your views, PHASE 2 - 19 FEBRUARY - 9 APRIL 2018'
document published by Northumberland County Council (widely distributed
and available on the NCC website
at [1]http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Northum...).

The consultation responses may have been received by post using the
'Consultation Response Form' (included in the above document), via the
online form
at [2]https://form.northumberland.gov.uk/form/...,
electronically (by email)
to [3][email address], or by other means.

Can you please disclose:

1) Information about the quantities of responses received

- the total number of responses received
- the number of responses received by post
- the number of responses received via the online form
- the number of responses received by email
- the number of responses received by other means (please break this down
by type)

2) The information that you have recorded from the responses. Please
supply this information as an electronic file in a csv or txt (tab
delimited) format.

In practical terms you could provide an anonymised version of your
collation of the consultation responses (ie your document in to which that
data was entered as responses were received, or an export from a database,
with any names removed).

The information you provide should accurately record the consultation
responses.

For example, each row should be an individual consultation response and
should contain fields for:

Parent/Carer
Governor
Staff Member
Pupil/Student
Associated school
Resident
Town or village
Parish councillor
Parish/Town council
Other
Other clarification
Model A Yes
Model A No
Model A Don't know
Model A reason
Model A changes
Model B Yes
Model B No
Model B Don't know
Model B reason
Model B changes
Model C Yes
Model C No
Model C Don't know
Model C reason
Model C changes
Alternative Proposals

A 'Y', '1' or any non-blank value should be used to indicate a tick in a
box on the consultation response form (this should be consistent throught
the information you provide).

In the case of the 'Yes, No, Don't know' tick boxes (Model A, Model B and
Model C in Part 2, 3 and 4 of the consultation response form respectively)
the information you are returning could contain single fields containing
(for example) 'Y', 'N' and a character (or characters) to represent 'Don't
know'. 
The report on the outcomes of Consultation will be published on 24 April
and will contain details of the consultation responses.  
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from the date of this response to the Information Governance Office:

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF

Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]

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Yours sincerely

FOI Coordinator -
Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

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Dear Northumberland County Council,

Your reply to my request (https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/4...) states 'The report on the outcomes of Consultation will be published on 24 April and will contain details of the consultation responses.'

This does not fulfil my request to yourselves to provide me with

1) a summary of the quantities of responses received by delivery method
and
2) an electronic file in a csv or txt (tab delimited) format containing the information that you hold and have recorded from the responses

I believe my request is clear and unambiguous, and now ask that you carry out an internal review of it and your subsequent response.

Yours faithfully,

Peter Brooks

Northumberland County Council

1 Atodiad

Our Ref: 4011   

Dear Enquirer,

INTERNAL REVIEW OF FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST 

Thank you for your request for an internal review received 03.05.2018 into
the response to your Freedom of Information request received on
09.04.2018.

A Senior Officer independent of the original response will review all
correspondence and write to you with our final response by 04.06.2018.

Kind regards

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

David Laux, Northumberland County Council

Dear Mr Brooks.
I am undertaking the Internal Review of the above that you had requested.
I had hoped to be able to respond today, but due to some internal checks
required this may be delayed by a day or two. I will however respond in
the near future.
David

David Laux
Head of Technical Services
Local Services
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF
Tel: 01670 623139

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Dear Mr Brooks
Please find attached response to FOI 4011.
Yours sincerely

David Laux
Head of Technical Services
Local Services
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF
Tel: 01670 623139

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