Advice given to councils on the subject of filming, tweeting and blogging at council meetings

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Aled Griffiths

Dear Welsh Assembly Government/Llywodraeth Cynulliad Cymru,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide copies of
all:
A) directives
B) discussions (emails / memos)

sent to all or any Welsh councils relating to the following:

1) filming of council meetings
2) tweeting at council meetings
3) blogging of council meetings

In respect of this request, "council meeting" shall refer to
meetings of the full council, cabinet & committee meetings where
members of the public are permitted to attend. It shall not include
any meetings (or part of) where the public are not permitted to
attend (e.g. closed sessions.)

If answers to part of this request are already published in a
public place, please provide links to the location where they can
be accessed online.

If some parts of this request are easier to answer than others,
please provide the easiest parts first rather than hold up the
entire request.

I would prefer to receive your response in electronic format.

If you decide to withhold some of the information requested using
exemptions in the FOIA, please inform me which exemptions you have
used.

If you need clarification of any of the points in this request,
please contact me via email.

Yours faithfully,

Aled Griffiths

Edwards, Amy (SJLG - LGP),

1 Attachment

Dear Mr Griffiths

Please see the attached letter concerning your request for information
concerning advice given to councils on the subject of filming, tweeting
and blogging at council meetings.

<<11.07.01 - ATI 5226 - Ack Ltr to Aled Griffiths.doc>>

Regards
Amy

Amy Edwards
Scrutiny, Democracy & Participation Team/Y Tîm Democratiaeth a
Chyfranogi
Democracy, Ethics & Partnership Division / Yr Is-adran Democratiaeth,
Moeseg a Phartneriaeth
Welsh Government
LLywodraeth Cymru
Tel/Ffon:029 20825194

Any statements or comments made above should be regarded as personal and
not necessarily those of the Welsh Government, any constituent part or
connected body.

Dylai'r datganiadau neu'r sylwadau uchod gael eu trin fel rhai personol ac
nid o reidrwydd fel datganiadau neu sylwadau gan Llywodraeth Cymru, unrhyw
ran ohon neu unrhyw gorff sy'n gysylltiedig ag ef.

On leaving the Government Secure Intranet this email was certified virus
free. Communications via the GSi may be automatically logged, monitored
and/or recorded for legal purposes.
Wrth adael Mewnrwyd Ddiogel y Llywodraeth nid oedd unrhyw feirws yn
gysylltiedig a'r neges hon. Mae'n ddigon posibl y bydd unrhyw ohebiaeth
drwy'r GSi yn cael ei logio, ei monitro a/neu ei chofnodi yn awtomatig am
resymau cyfreithiol.

Edwards, Amy (SJLG - LGP),

1 Attachment

Dear Mr Griffiths

Please find attached the final reply to your Request for Information
regarding, filming, tweeting & blogging at council meetings

<<11.07.12 - ATI 5226 - Final Reply to Aled Griffiths.doc>>

Regards
Amy

Amy Edwards
Scrutiny, Democracy & Participation Team/Y Tîm Democratiaeth a
Chyfranogi
Democracy, Ethics & Partnership Division / Yr Is-adran Democratiaeth,
Moeseg a Phartneriaeth
Welsh Government
LLywodraeth Cymru
Tel/Ffon:029 20825194

Any statements or comments made above should be regarded as personal and
not necessarily those of the Welsh Government, any constituent part or
connected body.

Dylai'r datganiadau neu'r sylwadau uchod gael eu trin fel rhai personol ac
nid o reidrwydd fel datganiadau neu sylwadau gan Llywodraeth Cymru, unrhyw
ran ohon neu unrhyw gorff sy'n gysylltiedig ag ef.

On leaving the Government Secure Intranet this email was certified virus
free. Communications via the GSi may be automatically logged, monitored
and/or recorded for legal purposes.
Wrth adael Mewnrwyd Ddiogel y Llywodraeth nid oedd unrhyw feirws yn
gysylltiedig a'r neges hon. Mae'n ddigon posibl y bydd unrhyw ohebiaeth
drwy'r GSi yn cael ei logio, ei monitro a/neu ei chofnodi yn awtomatig am
resymau cyfreithiol.

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