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Dear East Sussex County Council,

The Business Services Directorate within East Sussex County Council currently is running a project called "Awesome", or is promoting something called Awesome within its organisation.

Can you please tell me what is the overall budget for this project and how much has been spent? If you could break down the project costs i.e. hire of the Amex, travel, etc. that would be great.

Yours faithfully,
Paul Geoghegan

Freedom of Information, East Sussex County Council

 

 

Dear Mr Geoghegan

 

FOI Request ref: 5124 / Awsome

 

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East Sussex County Council

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W1D, County Hall

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Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

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Dear Mr Geoghegan

 

FOI Request ref: 5124 / Awesome

 

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dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your
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REQUEST

 

The Business Services Directorate within East Sussex County Council
currently is running a project called "Awesome", or is promoting something
called Awesome within its organisation.

 

Can you please tell me what is the overall budget for this project and how
much has been spent? If you could break down the project costs i.e. hire
of the Amex, travel, etc. that would be great.

 

RESPONSE

 

·         We do not have an Awesome project or an associated budget
specifically allocated to Awesome

·         We do have a vision of delivering awesome and contemporary
Business Services

·         Delivering awesome and contemporary services enables us to
develop staff so that we are able to reduce demand on external expertise

·         The event in the Amex Stadium was a Business Services Department
annual conference which was focussed on promoting achievements over the
last year and communicating the budget challenges and priorities looking
forward

 

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Council has not complied with the FOI Act in responding to your request,
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the grounds of your appeal in writing to:

 

Philip Baker, Assistant Chief Executive, East Sussex County Council,
County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex. BN7 1UE.

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at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Tel: 0303 123 1113.  [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Amilia Holland

Customer Information Adviser

 

East Sussex County Council

Communities, Economy and Transport

W1D, County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

Phone: 01273 482913
Fax: 01273 481208

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