Car provision and drivers

Kyla Reese made this Freedom of Information request to University of Leicester

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Dear University of Leicester,

Under FOI can you please answer the following:

1. What provision is made for drivers for senior staff (what basis are drivers provided for trips)
2. What kind of vehicles are used for this
3. Are services provided internally/externally/not at all
4. How is travel to airports managed for staff
5. In what circumstances are internal car and drivers used
6. Who provides the drivers for this (i.e internal / taxi or chauffeur)

Yours faithfully,

Kyla Reese

Dear Kyla

I write to acknowledge receipt of your request, dated 15th August 2018, made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please note the effective date of the request, i.e. date of receipt of your request by the University of Leicester for processing, is 15 August 2018 and that the latest date by which the University must respond under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 is 13th September 2018.

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Regards,

Christine Taylor
Information Assurance Officer

Information Assurance Services,
University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

t: +44 (0)116 252 5308
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3rd September 2018

Dear Kyla ,

I write on behalf of the University of Leicester in response to your request, dated 15th August 2018 made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Our response is as follows:

1. What provision is made for drivers for senior staff (what basis are drivers provided for trips)? Currently we use a private hire company.

2. What kind of vehicles are used for this? Standard cars.

3. Are services provided internally/externally/not at all? Externally.

4. How is travel to airports managed for staff? Private hire company.

5. In what circumstances are internal car and drivers used? There is no provision of internal car or driver.

6. Who provides the drivers for this (i.e internal / taxi or chauffeur)? N/A

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I hope you find this response helpful. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any queries regarding the above.

Regards,

Christine Taylor
Information Assurance Officer

Information Assurance Services,
University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

t: +44 (0)116 252 5308
e: [email address]  
w: www.le.ac.uk

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