To the information officer,
I am emailing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. My request relates to alternative delivery models used by the council as of September 17, 2019. Specifically, can you list:
(1) All Local Authority Trading Companies owned by the authority, including the following details:
(a)The name of the company
(c) Date of incorporation
(2) All Public Service Mutuals (PSM) connected to the authority, including the following details:
(a) The name of the PSM
(b) The date it was created
(c) Any other stakeholders formally involved
(d) Services provided/purpose
(3) All outsourced services, including the following details:
(a) The name of the service
(b) The date on which it was outsourced
(c) The organisation(s) that operates the contract
(d) The length of the contract
(e) The annual cost to the council of the contract
(4) All joint ventures entered into by the authority, including the following details:
(a)The name of the venture
(b)The date on which it began
(c) The other organisation(s) involved
(d) The services provided/purpose
I would like the responses in Excel format with the questions and sub-questions as column headers.
For definitions of the above terms, please see the guidance 'Alternative Delivery Models Explained' issued by the Government on 28 March 2017 (https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio...)
If you need clarification please contact me at this email address. Under your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance I would expect you to contact me if you find this request unmanageable in any way before the 20th working day.
I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request, and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.
Thank you for your time,
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Your email will be
forwarded to the relevant service(s) who will respond to you in due
Dear Mr Davies
Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to your request
I have spoken to our Legal department and they will ensure that you receive a response no later than the 22 of November
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