Councilor Expenses

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

I am writing to kindly ask whether I could make a request under the FOI Act.

I would like to ask whether I could receive the total amount of expenses (such as for accommodation, or travel) accrued by councilors of the local authority over the following years: 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Many thanks for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Tyler Jenkins

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

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WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

Dear Tyler Jenkins




Thank you for your request for information received on 22nd February,
which is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.


We confirm that we hold the information you have requested for the
financial years to 31st March 2020 and it is already publicly available on
the (Councillor) Salaries, expenses and allowances page of our website.
For ease of reference, the information can be accessed via the following




Under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we are not
required to provide information in response to a request if it is already
reasonably accessible.  Therefore in respect of the Freedom of Information
Act, this letter constitutes a formal refusal notice under Section 17.


To date £375.22 has been claimed during 2020/2021, but this relates to
expenses incurred during 2019/20.  There have been no other expenses
during the current financial year.


If you feel we have not fully understood your request, please do not
hesitate to contact me to clarify your exact requirements.


If you have any queries or concerns or are in any way dissatisfied with
the handling of your request please contact us.


Yours sincerely



Information Governance Officer




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