Brexit Assessments

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Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

This is a Freedom of Information request. I am interested in information from held by your organisation that relates to the process of planning and preparing for a possible future when the UK may not be a member of the European Union ("Brexit").

In particular:

1. How much has been spent on external consultants or support to advise on the implications and consequences of brexit, or recommend actions to mitigate any possible brexit impacts? If spend has occurred, please confirm the name of the supplier or suppliers and copies of any material produced by this process.

2. Please supply copies of any brexit planning documentation held by the organisation or consumed by senior management. This may include, but should not be limited to, Risk Assessments, Action Plans, Meeting minutes, Reports and presentations.

3. Please supply technical or advisory briefing documentation on brexit that has been produced by the organisation and supplied to other government agencies or bodies.

4. Please supply copies of any technical or advisory documentation that has been supplied to the agency from other public bodies that relates to Brexit contingency planning.

5. Please supply details of any assessment that has been made of the financial impact on the organisation, either positive or negative, of the brexit process. Has the organisation set-aside a contingency fund or invested as a direct consequence of the brexit process? If so, please provide summary details.

Please provide the requested information in electronic format. I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Good afternoon,

Re: help desk request (ticket ref 2018092227000011)

Thank you for your recent request submitted under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please see the information requested
below and attached. 
 

1. How much has been spent on external consultants or support to advise on
the implications and consequences of brexit, or recommend actions to
mitigate any possible brexit impacts? If spend has occurred, please
confirm the name of the supplier or suppliers and copies of any material
produced by this process.
Nil Spend. 

2. Please supply copies of any brexit planning documentation held by the
organisation or consumed by senior management. This may include, but
should not be limited to, Risk Assessments, Action Plans, Meeting minutes,
Reports and presentations.   
Please see attached. 

 

3. Please supply technical or advisory briefing documentation on brexit
that has been produced by the organisation and supplied to other
government agencies or bodies.
Please see attached. 

4. Please supply copies of any technical or advisory documentation that
has been supplied to the agency from other public bodies that relates to
Brexit contingency planning.  
Nil. There are numerous reports on post Brexit scenarios in the public
domain but none are specifically for this local authority.  

5. Please supply details of any assessment that has been made of the
financial impact on the organisation, either positive or negative, of the
brexit process. Has the organisation set-aside a contingency fund or
invested as a direct consequence of the brexit process? If so, please
provide summary details.
None. No contingencies.  

 

Please provide the requested information in electronic format. I  look
forward to hearing from you in due course. 
Please see attached. 

If you are dissatisfied with this response you can request the Comhairle
to review this response to your request for information.  You have 40
working days from the date of receipt of this response in which to lodge
this request for review.  A request for review must be processed in
accordance with Part 1 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002,
must be in writing, describe your original request and explain why you are
dissatisfied.  An application for review should be sent to the Chief
Executive, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road,
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2BW ([1][email address]).  A request
for review lodged with the Chief Executive must be processed promptly and
in any event within 20 working days of receipt.
 
Should you remain dissatisfied after completion of the review process you
may, within 6 months, apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner,
Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS, to establish
whether your request for information has been processed in accordance with
Part 1 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.  You may also
request an appeal through the Commissioner's online appeal service which
is available 24/7 and offers requesters real time help and advice about
their appeal - [2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal Should you remain
dissatisfied after the conclusion of an application to the Scottish
Information Commissioner you have the right to appeal to the Court of
Session on a point of law.

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Kind regards
Rebecca Macleod - CE

FOI Team
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar | Sandwick Road | Stornoway | Isle of Lewis |
HS1 2BW
Email: [Comhairle nan Eilean Siar request email]
Web: [3]http://www..cne-siar.gov.uk
Tel: 0845 600 70 90 (Extension 211222)

- Ally Tibbitt wrote:
Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

This is a Freedom of Information request. I am interested in information
from held
by your organisation that relates to the process of planning and preparing
for a
possible future when the UK may not be a member of the European Union
("Brexit").

In particular:

1. How much has been spent on external consultants or support to advise on
the
implications and consequences of brexit, or recommend actions to mitigate
any
possible brexit impacts? If spend has occurred, please confirm the name of
the
supplier or suppliers and copies of any material produced by this process.

2. Please supply copies of any brexit planning documentation held by the
organisation or consumed by senior management. This may include, but
should not be
limited to, Risk Assessments, Action Plans, Meeting minutes, Reports and
presentations.  

3. Please supply technical or advisory briefing documentation on brexit
that has
been produced by the organisation and supplied to other government
agencies or
bodies.

4. Please supply copies of any technical or advisory documentation that
has been
supplied to the agency from other public bodies that relates to Brexit
contingency
planning.  

5. Please supply details of any assessment that has been made of the
financial
impact on the organisation, either positive or negative, of the brexit
process.
Has the organisation set-aside a contingency fund or invested as a direct
consequence of the brexit process? If so, please provide summary details.

Please provide the requested information in electronic format. I  look
forward to
hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

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From: CNES FOI Team <[Comhairle nan Eilean Siar request email]>
To: Ally Tibbitt <[FOI #521114 email]>
Subject: Re: [Ticket#2018092227000011] Freedom of Information request -
Brexit Assessments
Date: 22/10/2018 15:06:08

Good afternoon,

Re: help desk request (ticket ref 2018092227000011)

Thank you for your recent request submitted under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please see the information requested
below and attached. 
 

1. How much has been spent on external consultants or support to advise on
the implications and consequences of brexit, or recommend actions to
mitigate any possible brexit impacts? If spend has occurred, please
confirm the name of the supplier or suppliers and copies of any material
produced by this process.
Nil Spend. 

2. Please supply copies of any brexit planning documentation held by the
organisation or consumed by senior management. This may include, but
should not be limited to, Risk Assessments, Action Plans, Meeting minutes,
Reports and presentations.   
Please see attached. 

 

3. Please supply technical or advisory briefing documentation on brexit
that has been produced by the organisation and supplied to other
government agencies or bodies.
Please see attached. 

4. Please supply copies of any technical or advisory documentation that
has been supplied to the agency from other public bodies that relates to
Brexit contingency planning.  
Nil. There are numerous reports on post Brexit scenarios in the public
domain but none are specifically for this local authority.  

5. Please supply details of any assessment that has been made of the
financial impact on the organisation, either positive or negative, of the
brexit process. Has the organisation set-aside a contingency fund or
invested as a direct consequence of the brexit process? If so, please
provide summary details.
None. No contingencies.  

 

Please provide the requested information in electronic format. I  look
forward to hearing from you in due course. 
Please see attached. 

If you are dissatisfied with this response you can request the Comhairle
to review this response to your request for information.  You have 40
working days from the date of receipt of this response in which to lodge
this request for review.  A request for review must be processed in
accordance with Part 1 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002,
must be in writing, describe your original request and explain why you are
dissatisfied.  An application for review should be sent to the Chief
Executive, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road,
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2BW ([1][email address]).  A request
for review lodged with the Chief Executive must be processed promptly and
in any event within 20 working days of receipt.
 
Should you remain dissatisfied after completion of the review process you
may, within 6 months, apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner,
Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS, to establish
whether your request for information has been processed in accordance with
Part 1 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.  You may also
request an appeal through the Commissioner's online appeal service which
is available 24/7 and offers requesters real time help and advice about
their appeal - [2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal Should you remain
dissatisfied after the conclusion of an application to the Scottish
Information Commissioner you have the right to appeal to the Court of
Session on a point of law.

--
Kind regards
Rebecca Macleod - CE

FOI Team
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar | Sandwick Road | Stornoway | Isle of Lewis |
HS1 2BW
Email: [Comhairle nan Eilean Siar request email]
Web: [3]http://www..cne-siar.gov.uk
Tel: 0845 600 70 90 (Extension 211222)

- Ally Tibbitt wrote:
Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

This is a Freedom of Information request. I am interested in information
from held
by your organisation that relates to the process of planning and preparing
for a
possible future when the UK may not be a member of the European Union
("Brexit").

In particular:

1. How much has been spent on external consultants or support to advise on
the
implications and consequences of brexit, or recommend actions to mitigate
any
possible brexit impacts? If spend has occurred, please confirm the name of
the
supplier or suppliers and copies of any material produced by this process.

2. Please supply copies of any brexit planning documentation held by the
organisation or consumed by senior management. This may include, but
should not be
limited to, Risk Assessments, Action Plans, Meeting minutes, Reports and
presentations.  

3. Please supply technical or advisory briefing documentation on brexit
that has
been produced by the organisation and supplied to other government
agencies or
bodies.

4. Please supply copies of any technical or advisory documentation that
has been
supplied to the agency from other public bodies that relates to Brexit
contingency
planning.  

5. Please supply details of any assessment that has been made of the
financial
impact on the organisation, either positive or negative, of the brexit
process.
Has the organisation set-aside a contingency fund or invested as a direct
consequence of the brexit process? If so, please provide summary details.

Please provide the requested information in electronic format. I  look
forward to
hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

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be
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