Dear Caerphilly Council,
I am interested in the progress in Wales of Citizen Directed Support
Who is your Head of Citizen Directed Support?
At the moment there is very little information to where I get information for support and help on your website apart from a couple of phone numbers. What are your plans on improving the online information that you provide to help citizens find the information they require?
Who currently supplies you web solution that delivers your social care information?
Dear Cadogan Dilwyn
Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 15^th
July 2013. We acknowledge receipt of your request, and we will respond to
your request separately.
Most information requests are dealt with under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000. However environmental information is considered for disclosure
under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. If the information
you have requested is personal information about yourself, we must
consider disclosure under the Data Protection Act 1998. If this is the
case we will provide you with a subject access request form for completion
and notify you of relevant timescales and fees.
We will transfer the request to the correct legislation automatically, as
required by the Freedom of Information Act. For further information on
how we will deal with your request, please see the table below.
If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me.
Corporate Information Governance Assistant
Freedom of Information Act 2000 &
Environmental Information Regulations 2004
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responding to you receive the information within the statutory
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disclosure. Both the Freedom of Information Act and
the Environmental Information Regulations allow
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circumstances. If your request is affected by a
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Protection (Appropriate Limits and Fees
Regulations) 2004. We will consider this and let
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20 working day time limit for responding will not
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You have the right to If you wish to If you are unhappy with that
appeal against our appeal please set decision you have the right to
decision. out in writing your appeal to:
grounds of appeal
and send to: Information Commissioner’s
Office – Wales
Freedom of Information Information Unit 2nd Floor
Act 2000 / Caerphilly county Churchill House
Environmental borough council, Churchill Way
Information Penallta House Cardiff
Regulations 2004 Tredomen Park CF10 2HH
Hengoed. CF82 7PG
Appeals will be
determined by Mr. Tel: 029 2067 8400
Daniel Perkins – Fax: 029 2067 8399
Head of Legal and Email: [email address]
Dear Mr Dilwyn
Further to your e mail received on 15 July 2013, please find attached the
response to your Freedom of Information request.
Data Protection Officer | Swyddog Diogelu Data
Caerphilly County Borough Council | Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Caerffili
www.caerphilly.gov.uk | www.caerffili.gov.uk
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