The Public Services Reform, (Scotland) Act 2010

a campbell made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to City of Edinburgh Council

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Dear City of Edinburgh Council,

The Public Services Reform, (Scotland) Act 2010, (the Act) came into force on 1 October 2010. Sections 31 to 32 of Part 3, places duties on public bodies to provide and publish information on certain expenditure and exercise of functions.
31 Public functions: duties to provide information on certain expenditure etc.
(1) As soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year each listed public body must publish a statement of any expenditure that it has incurred during that financial year on or in connection with the matters described in subsection (2).
(2) Those matters are—
(a) public relations,
(b) overseas travel,
(c) hospitality and entertainment,
(d) external consultancy.
(3) As soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year each listed public body must publish a statement specifying the amount, date, payee and subjectmatter of any payment made during that financial year which has a value in excess of £25,000.
(4) As soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year each listed public body must publish a statement specifying the number of individuals (if any) who,
during that financial year, received remuneration in excess of £150,000 in relation to service as a member of the listed public body or a member of its staff.

32 Public functions: duty to provide information on exercise of functions
(1) As soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year each listed public body must publish a statement of the steps that it has taken during that financial year—
(a) to promote and increase sustainable growth through the exercise of its functions,
(b) to improve efficiency, effectiveness and economy in the exercise of its functions.

Therefore under the freedom of information act will you please provide me with the relevent information for the year 2011.

Also, please advise where about you PUBLISH this information and the date it was published.

Yours faithfully,

a campbell

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FOI Requests, City of Edinburgh Council

Dear  Campbell

Subject: The Public Services Reform, (Scotland) Act 2010

Thank you for your request for information received on 25 May 2012.  Your
request is being dealt with under the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless
the Council does not hold the information, or there is a reason for it to
be withheld. We will write to you in any event.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case we will
let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will deal with your request.

If you have any requirements regarding the format any information should
be supplied in, e.g. the language to be used, audio, large print and so
on, then please let me know.

If you have any queries or concerns, do not hesitate to get in touch.
Please remember to quote the above reference number in any future
communications.

Your right to seek a review

If you are unhappy with the way we have dealt with your request, you can
ask us to review our actions and decisions by writing to the Head of Legal
and Administrative Services, The City of Edinburgh Council, Waverley Court
Business Centre 3:1, 4, East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG or email:
legal.[Edinburgh City Council request email]

Please note that your request must be in a recordable format (email,
letter, audio tape etc.), and that you have 40 working days upon receipt
of this letter to ask for a review. You will receive a full response to
your review request within 20 working days of its receipt. Please remember
to quote the above reference number in any future communications.

If you are not content with the outcome of the review, you can ask the
Scottish Information Commissioner to review our decision. You must submit
your complaint to the Commissioner within 6 months of receiving our review
response. The Commissioner can be contacted at:

The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner
Kinburn Castle
Doubledykes Road
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9DS
Telephone: 01334 464610
Fax: 01334 464611
Website www.itspublicknowledge.info
E-mail: [email address]

Further information about your rights and accessing information is
available on our website at: www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Clayton Pratt
FOI Case Manager

Access to Information - Central Unit
Level 3:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340 Fax 529
6228 [Edinburgh City Council request email] www.edinburgh.gov.uk

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Jody Mackay, City of Edinburgh Council

Our ref: 401459

 

Dear Mr. Campbell

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Clarification

 

Subject: The Public Services Reform, (Scotland) Act 2010

 

Thank you for your request for information which is being dealt with under
the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
Unfortunately, we cannot identify the information you have requested from
the details you have provided. To help us meet your request, could you
please provide the following:

 

Please confirm whether your request refers to the financial year ending
March 2011 or the financial year ending March 2012. 

 

Note also that there is no requirement under the Public Services Reform
(Scotland) Act 2010 for the City of Edinburgh Council to publish this
information, as Local Authorities are not included in the list of public
bodies listed in Schedule 8 of the Act.  The foregoing notwithstanding,
every effort will be made to provide the requested information.

 

On receipt of further details, we will respond to your request within 20
working days, as required under the legislation. Please note that the
statutory 20 working day deadline for responding to your request will not
start until clarification has been received.

 

If we do not hear from you within 40 working days, we will assume that you
are no longer seeking the information you have requested and will take no
further action.

 

If you wish to discuss further, please get in touch.  Please remember to
quote the above reference number in any future communications.

 

Your right to seek a review

 

If you are unhappy with the way we have dealt with your request, you can
ask us to review our actions and decisions by writing to the Head of Legal
and Administrative Services, The City of Edinburgh Council, Waverley Court
Business Centre 3:1, 4, East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG or email:
[1]legal.[Edinburgh City Council request email]

 

Please note that your request must be in a recordable format (email,
letter, audio tape etc.), and that you have 40 working days upon receipt
of this letter to ask for a review. You will receive a full response to
your review request within 20 working days of its receipt. Please remember
to quote the above reference number in any future communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the review, you can ask the
Scottish Information Commissioner to review our decision. You must submit
your complaint to the Commissioner within 6 months of receiving our review
response. The Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS

Telephone: 01334 464610

Fax: 01334 464611

Website [2]www.itspublicknowledge.info

E-mail: [3][email address]

 

Further information about your rights and accessing information is
available on our website at: [4]www.edinburgh.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely,

 
 

Jody Mackay |Legal and Administrative Services | CEC | Waverley Court
Business Centre 3:1|4 East Market Street | EH8 8BG | Tel: 0131 469 3828 |
Fax: 0131 529 3603 | :[5]www.edinburgh.gov.uk: |

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Dear Jody Mackay,

Both Please.

Yours sincerely,

a campbell

Jody Mackay, City of Edinburgh Council

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Dear A Campbell

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

SUBJECT:  THE PUBLIC SERVICES REFORM (SCOTLAND) ACT 2010

Please find attached our response to your freedom of information
request.  Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact
me.

Kind regards
 

Jody Mackay |Legal and Administrative Services | CEC | Waverley Court
Business Centre 3:1|4 East Market Street | EH8 8BG | Tel: 0131 469 3828 |
Fax: 0131 529 3603 | :[1]www.edinburgh.gov.uk: |

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Dear Jody Mackay,

I cannot open the file named: iso 8859 1 Q FOI 401459 A Campbell Payments Over A325k 2010 11 2Exlsx.zip

Yours sincerely,

a campbell

Jody Mackay, City of Edinburgh Council

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Dear A Campbell

I refer to your email below and can confirm that the information was not transmitted in this format. I am attaching a copy of the email sent in the hope that the documents reach you in an accessible format.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you require any further assistance.

Kind regards

Jody Mackay |Legal and Administrative Services | CEC | Waverley Court Business Centre 3:1|4 East Market Street | EH8 8BG | Tel: 0131 469 3828 | Fax: 0131 529 3603 | :www.edinburgh.gov.uk: |

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