Dear Home Office,

Please note that further to my FOI request on this topic (reference: CID (174415)) I am requesting more detailed information than you have already provided:

Please provide me with a comprehensive databases structure for your cid system noting field names the data stored and the type of data ie...

Database name cid one
Table name subject
First name. Text of subjects given first name
Dob. Date. Subjects date of birth
Horef. Text. Subjects ho id ref
Table images
Imageid
Data
Table imagelink
Horef . Link to table subject
Imageid. Link to table images
Database visas
Table visaref

Plus anything else held within the CID
.....

Yours faithfully,

BritCits

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Dear Home Office,

Please note that further to my FOI request on this topic
(reference: CID (174415)) I am requesting more detailed information
than you have already provided:

Please provide me with a comprehensive databases structure for your
cid system noting field names the data stored and the type of data
ie...

Database name cid one
Table name subject
First name. Text of subjects given first name
Dob. Date. Subjects date of birth
Horef. Text. Subjects ho id ref
Table images
Imageid
Data
Table imagelink
Horef . Link to table subject
Imageid. Link to table images
Database visas
Table visaref

Plus anything else held within the CID
.....

Yours faithfully,

S Mehta
BritCits

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Wayne Pearsall left an annotation ()

@OP. The FOIAct makes it clear who can make FOI Requests.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000...

http://www.ico.org.uk/upload/documents/l...

BritCits was an adequate name to give, as it is a real entity of an Organisation, that is widely know.

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S Mehta

Please find attached a response to your FOI request

 

 

Diana Pottinger

Information Access Team

Information Management Services

Shared Services Directorate

Financial & Corporate Services Group

Ground Floor Seacole

2 Marsham Street

London

SW1P 4DW

 

Tel 0207 035 1046

I now work four days a week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (from home) and
Thursday

 

 

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Dear FOI Responses,

This is not a satisfactory response. The Home Office should easily have this data available as teh headings in the database so I cannot imagine how it could take over 24 hours to extract the headings.

If you still cannot provide this info, I'd like an internal review please.

Yours sincerely,

BritCits

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Wayne Pearsall left an annotation ()

S. - on my wifes SAR, they provided a screen cap of a number of screens. I cannot imagine doing so would take an extensive amount of time. Heck, at a very slow 5 mins per screen cap (it takes me about 5 seconds to take a screen cap) 24 hours would give them chance to provide 288 screen caps...

I highly doubt the database system has that many tables / fields so as to prevent.

In addition to this, ATOS Origin (their IT providers) would keep regular backups of the database backend. The data would be backed up most likely using an SQL query...

There is an example of one such SQL Query here:
http://javarevisited.blogspot.co.uk/2012...

eh, the amount ATOS are paid, you'd think they know simple (and I mean SIMPLE) programming languages!
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/...

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S Mehta,

 

Please see attached regarding your Internal Review request.

 

FOI TEAM

Information Services Centre

2 Marsham Street

London

SW1P 4DF

 

E - [1][Home Office request email]

 

 

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Dear S Mehta,

 

Please see the attached internal review report.

 

Kind regards,

 

A Anokwuru

Information Access Team

 

 

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