Details of your contacts with Stonewall

Tom Killick made this Freedom of Information request to Havering Borough Council

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Dear Havering Borough Council,
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Please provide any information that you hold answering to any of the following descriptions:

1. Any application you made in 2019 or 2020 to be a "Stonewall Diversity Champion" or to be included on Stonewall's "Workplace Equality Index," including any attachments or appendices to those applications. Please redact personal details if necessary.

2. Any feedback you received in 2019 or 2020 from Stonewall in relation to either application or programme.

3. Any other communication you have received from Stonewall in 2019 or 2020 unless privileged or otherwise exempt from disclosure (but if you claim privilege or exemption in relation to any material, please say in broad terms what the material is and the basis on which you claim to be entitled to withhold it).

4. Full details of any equality impact assessment you carried out connected with any of these applications (including any equality impact assessment carried out prior to an earlier application of the same kind, if no further assessment was done).

5. Details of the total amount of money you paid to Stonewall (i) in 2019; (ii) in 2020, whether or not as payment for goods or services.

6. Whether you intend to continue your membership of any Stonewall scheme in the future, and if so which.

Yours faithfully,

Tom Killick

Accessinfo, Havering Borough Council

Dear Tom Killick

 

Acknowledgement of Information Request – AIR21655C

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information received on 8^th
June 2021. Your email is being considered and you will receive a response
to your request as soon as possible. 

 

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 allows authorities 20 working days,
following date of receipt, in which to respond to requests however due to
the current COVID-19 situation there may be delays with responses to
requests.

 

You may be aware the legislation defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent release of the information you have requested.  If any of the
exemption categories apply then the information will not be released. In
these cases, we will inform you of any exemptions we have applied together
with our reasons for withholding the information and your rights of
appeal. 

 

Please bear in mind the legislation allows access to information 'held' by
the Council and not for the creation of new information or opinion. 
Therefore, we may only be able to supply documents or data that contain
the information we hold in response to your request.

 

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Further information regarding Access to Information is also available
from:

Office of the Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Telephone:   0303 123 1113
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Yours sincerely

 

Access to Information 

London Borough of Havering

Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BD

 

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Accessinfo, Havering Borough Council

Dear Tom Killick

 

I refer to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  Your request has been considered and the response
is as follows:

 

+----------------------+
|Question|Details of |
|1 |your contacts|
| |with |
| |Stonewall |
| | |
| |  |
| | |
| |Any |
| |application |
| |you made in |
| |2019 or 2020 |
| |to be a |
| |"Stonewall |
| |Diversity |
| |Champion" or |
| |to be |
| |included on |
| |Stonewall's |
| |"Workplace |
| |Equality |
| |Index," |
| |including any|
| |attachments |
| |or appendices|
| |to those |
| |applications.|
| |Please redact|
| |personal |
| |details if |
| |necessary. |
|--------+-------------|
|Response|N/A |
|--------+-------------|
|Question|Any feedback |
|2 |you received |
| |in 2019 or |
| |2020 from |
| |Stonewall in |
| |relation to |
| |either |
| |application |
| |or programme.|
|--------+-------------|
|Response|N/A |
|--------+-------------|
|Question|Any other |
|3 |communication|
| |you have |
| |received from|
| |Stonewall in |
| |2019 or 2020 |
| |unless |
| |privileged or|
| |otherwise |
| |exempt from |
| |disclosure |
| |(but if you |
| |claim |
| |privilege or |
| |exemption in |
| |relation to |
| |any material,|
| |please say in|
| |broad terms |
| |what the |
| |material is |
| |and the basis|
| |on which you |
| |claim to be |
| |entitled to |
| |withhold it).|
|--------+-------------|
|Response|N/A |
|--------+-------------|
|Question|Full details |
|4 |of any |
| |equality |
| |impact |
| |assessment |
| |you carried |
| |out connected|
| |with any of |
| |these |
| |applications |
| |(including |
| |any equality |
| |impact |
| |assessment |
| |carried out |
| |prior to an |
| |earlier |
| |application |
| |of the same |
| |kind, if no |
| |further |
| |assessment |
| |was done). |
|--------+-------------|
|Response|N/A |
|--------+-------------|
|Question|Details of |
|5 |the total |
| |amount of |
| |money you |
| |paid to |
| |Stonewall (i)|
| |in 2019; (ii)|
| |in 2020, |
| |whether or |
| |not as |
| |payment for |
| |goods or |
| |services. |
|--------+-------------|
|Response|N/A |
|--------+-------------|
|Question|Whether you |
|6 |intend to |
| |continue your|
| |membership of|
| |any Stonewall|
| |scheme in the|
| |future, and |
| |if so which. |
|--------+-------------|
|Response|N/A |
+----------------------+

 

I trust the information is of use to you and will close your request.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request has been
handled you have the right to request an internal review within 2 months
by addressing your reasons to the:

 

Access to Information Team

London Borough of Havering

Town Hall

Main Road

Romford

RM1 3BD

 

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner at the
following address:

 

Office of the Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF

Telephone:   0303 123 1113

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Yours sincerely

 

Access to Information Team

London Borough of Havering | Access to Information

Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BB

 

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This document is strictly confidential and is intended only for use by the
addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying,
distribution or other action taken in reliance of the information
contained in this e-mail is strictly prohibited. Any views expressed by
the sender of this message are not necessarily those of the London Borough
of Havering. If you have received this transmission in error, please use
the reply function to tell us and then permanently delete what you have
received. This email was scanned for viruses by the London Borough of
Havering anti-virus services and on leaving the Authority was found to be
virus free. Please note: Incoming and outgoing e-mail messages are
routinely monitored for compliance with our policy on the use of
electronic communications.

Havering Council’s Privacy Notice can be found on our website Data
Protection,
https://www.havering.gov.uk/info/20044/c...,
which outlines your rights and how we collect, use, store, delete and
protect your personal data.

References

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