Brexit planning

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Dear University of Edinburgh,

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

Records Management, University of Edinburgh

Dear Mr Tibbitt

Thank you for your email of 22 September 2018 requesting information about
Brexit planning.

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Records Management Section

The University of Edinburgh | Old College | South Bridge | Edinburgh | EH8
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Dear Mr Tibbitt

 

Thank you for your email of 22 September 2018 requesting information about
Brexit planning. Please find our response attached.

 

Yours sincerely

Iain Phillips

Information Compliance Officer

Records Management Section | The University of Edinburgh | Old College |
Edinburgh EH8 9YL

 

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From:                        Ally Tibbitt

To:                             [2]Records Management

Subject:                    Freedom of Information request - Brexit
planning

Date:                         22 September 2018 12:15:37

 

Dear University of Edinburgh,

 

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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