Dear Sheffield City Council,

I would like to know how much money the council has spent on political advisers for each council department dating from 2010 - present.

I would also like to know how much money or donations the council has spent on political advisers for each councillor dating from 2010 - present.

Yours faithfully,

Rhi Storer

FOI, Sheffield City Council

Dear Rhi Storer,
 
Thank you for your recent request for information relating to spend on
political advisers which we received on 29/01/2020.
 
This has been logged as a Freedom of Information Request, and will be
dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act.  The reference number for
your request can be found above.
 
The Freedom of Information Act states that we must respond to you within
20 working days, therefore, you should expect to hear a response from us
by 26/02/2020.
 
In the meantime, if you have any queries please, contact us at the email
address below.
 
Thank you.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Sheffield City Council
PO Box 1283
Sheffield, S1 1UJ
Email: [1][Sheffield City Council request email]
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From: Rhi Storer [[2]mailto:[FOI #639741 email]]
Sent: 29 January 2020 11:23
To: FOI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Council spending on political
advisers
 
Dear Sheffield City Council,
 
I would like to know how much money the council has spent on political
advisers for each council department dating from 2010 - present.
 
I would also like to know how much money or donations the council has
spent on political advisers for each councillor dating from 2010 -
present.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Rhi Storer
 
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FOI, Sheffield City Council

Dear Rhi Storer,
 
Thank you for your recent request for information relating to spend on
political advisers which we received on 29/01/2020.
 
Please find below, Sheffield City Council’s response to your request:
 
The Council has not employed anybody with a job title of ‘political
adviser’.
 
However, if you could tell us what duties you would expect from the role
of a political adviser, we could attempt to identify similar roles in the
Council.
 
If you have any queries about this response, please do not hesitate to
contact us.
 
If you are unhappy with the response you have received in relation to your
request, you are entitled to have this reviewed.  You can ask for an
internal review by either writing to the above address or by emailing
[1][Sheffield City Council request email].  Internal review requests should be submitted
within 40 working days from the date of this response.
 
If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of your internal review, you
can contact the Information Commissioners Office. The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone 0303
123 1113, or for further details see their website [2]www.ico.org.uk
 
Kind Regards,
 
Sheffield City Council
PO Box 1283
Sheffield, S1 1UJ
Email: [3][Sheffield City Council request email]
P Please don't print this e-mail unless you really need to
 
_____________________________________________
From: Rhi Storer [[4]mailto:[FOI #639741 email]]
Sent: 29 January 2020 11:23
To: FOI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Council spending on political
advisers
 
Dear Sheffield City Council,
 
I would like to know how much money the council has spent on political
advisers for each council department dating from 2010 - present.
 
I would also like to know how much money or donations the council has
spent on political advisers for each councillor dating from 2010 -
present.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Rhi Storer
 
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Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[5][FOI #639741 email]
 
Is [6][Sheffield City Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information
requests to Sheffield City Council? If so, please contact us using this
form:
[7]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/change_re...
 
Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be published on
the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
[8]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/offi...
 
For more detailed guidance on safely disclosing information, read the
latest advice from the ICO:
[9]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/ico-...
 
Please note that in some cases publication of requests and responses will
be delayed.
 
If you find this service useful as an FOI officer, please ask your web
manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.
 
 

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