Copies of periodic communications between the Vice-Chancellor and staff

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Dear University of Reading,

I am writing to request copies of periodic communications between the Vice-Chancellor of your institution and all staff working at the University. These circulars might be sent by email and/or placed on the university intranet and may be described as Vice Chancellor’s Updates or something similar. Could you please provide all such communications for the last 5 years or as long as you have recorded if this is shorter?

Best wishes,

James Murphy

IMPS, University of Reading

Dear Mr Murphy,
This is to acknowledge receipt of your request for information below and to let you know it is being processed.
We'll get back to you as soon as we can, but in any case within 20 working days from 10/09/2019.
In the meantime, if you wish to add any further details or check on progress, please reply to this message, quoting the reference number ' IMPS#02575', so that we can track your input and respond promptly.
Yours sincerely,
Sinead Latham
Information Management & Policy Services (IMPS), University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AH
t: +44 (0)118 378 8981

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IMPS, University of Reading

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Dear Mr Murphy, 

We have completed the compilation of information in response to your


We can confirm that we do hold some information of the description
specified in your request. Please see attached zip-folder, IMPS#02575.

Please note: we have provided you with copies of communications sent from
the Vice-Chancellor, that are still currently held by the
Vice-Chancellor’s Office and the University’s Staff Engagement Office. Not
all communications that were sent within this timeframe are still held.
Those that are have been provided in the attachment.

Some documents have had the specific to and from group email addresses
removed (as the request was for the content of the communications) though
we can advise that these were all from the Vice Chancellor.

We are required to include details of our complaints procedures, including
your rights to apply to the Information Commissioner.  The procedure is
detailed in our Freedom of Information and Environmental Information
Regulations policy on the web at


If we are unable to resolve any complaint, you can complain to the
Information Commissioner, the independent body who oversees the access to
information regimes:


Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane





Email: [2][email address]




Yours sincerely, 


Sinead Latham

Information Compliance Officer


Information Management & Policy Services (IMPS), University of Reading,
Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AH

[3][University of Reading request email]    t: +44 (0)118 378 8981   

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