Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:48:32 +0100
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information Request Acknowledgement (DMBCIR:21266)
From: A Smith <email@example.com
To: Dudley Triggers <firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Dudley Triggers,
I would appreciate a response as this has now passed 20 working days and I would expect the information to be available.
Dear A Smith,
Information Access Request - Information Request DMBCIR:21266
Description : Risks and assurance work
I acknowledge your request for information received on 2019-08-19
Your request is being considered and you will receive the information
requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days (Freedom of
Information Act 2000/Environmental Information Regulations) or 1 month
from receipt (Data Protection access requests).
For your information, the Acts and Regulations define 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 may not be released. In some
circumstances the decision to release information, or not, will be based
on a public interest test. You will be advised of any considerations,
subsequent decisions and your rights of appeal.
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if this is the case,
including your rights of appeal.
Unless otherwise requested the information may be provided in electronic
format, paper copy, normal font size. If you require alternative formats,
e.g. language, audio, large print, etc. then please let me know.
There may be a fee payable for this information. This will be considered
and you will be informed if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must
be paid before the information is processed and released. The time limit
for responses is suspended until receipt of the payment.
If you have any queries or concerns then please contact the Information
Governance Officer at Dudley MBC, The Council House, Dudley, West
Midlands, DY1 1HF, telephone 0300 555 8283, e-mail
[Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council request email] .
Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
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Information/Environmental Information requests will be subject to
copyright protection. In most cases the copyright will be owned by Dudley
MBC. The copyright in other information may be owned by another person or
organisation, as indicated in the information itself. You are free to use
any information supplied for your own use, including for non-commercial
research purposes. The information may also be used for the purposes of
news reporting. However, any other type of re-use, for example, by
publishing the information or issuing copies to the public will require
the permission of the copyright owner.
For information where the copyright is owned by the Council details of the
conditions on re-use can be found on our website at www.dudley.gov.uk
For information where the copyright is owned by another person or
organisation, you must apply to the copyright owner to obtain their
The Information Governance Team
[Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council request email]
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