Brexit planning

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Dear Midlothian Council,

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

Midlothian Council Enquiries, Midlothian Council

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Cathy Lailvaux, Midlothian Council

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Dear Mr/s Tibbitt,

Please find attached, a response to the above Freedom of Information enquiry.

Kind Regards,
Cathy

Executive Personal Assistant
Education, Communities & Economy
Tel No. 0131 271 3718
Email - [email address]

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Dear Midlothian Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Midlothian Council's handling of my FOI request 'Brexit planning'.

The initial response I received referenced attachments, but they were not included in the email.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

Midlothian Council Enquiries, Midlothian Council

Thank you for your enquiry regarding 'Internal review of Freedom of
Information request - Brexit planning'.
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Cathy Lailvaux, Midlothian Council

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Dear Mr/s Tibbitt,

 

Please accept our sincere apologies for not including the attachments
referred to within the Freedom of Information response, as received by you
on 01 November 2018.  This was an oversight on our part, and we apologise
for any inconvenience caused.

 

Kind Regards,

Cathy

 

Cathy Lailvaux | Executive PA|Education, Communities and Economy |T. 0131
271 3718 | E. [1][email address

Midlothian Council| Fairfield House | 8 Lothian Road | Dalkeith | EH22 3ZG
| [2]http://www.midlothian.gov.uk

 

 

 

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