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Electoral registers

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Dear Woking Borough Council,

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

From January 2018 to the day this request is processed, please provide a list of organisations and companies that have requested electoral registers and/or electoral register updates, overseas voters lists, and/or absent voters lists.

For each organisation/company, please provide details on what they requested and when they requested it. Please also indicate whether their requests were fulfilled.

I would like to receive this information in an electronic format. If you feel that a substantive response to this request is not possible within a reasonable time frame, I would be grateful if you could contact me and provide assistance as to how I can refine the request. If you need any clarification, please contact me. I look forward to receiving a response in 20 working days. Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Jenna Corderoy

Comments, Woking Borough Council

Thank you for your email.

E-mails will be replied to as soon as possible but within a maximum of 14 days of their receipt. If a reply cannot be sent within this timescale, an e-mail will be sent specifying a target date for the response.

Use of your personal data

In order to respond to your enquiry, we (Woking Borough Council) are collecting your personal data. Unless the law allows us to do so, we will not use the personal data you are providing for any other purpose.

In order to respond to your enquiry, you personal data might be shared with:

- Neighbouring local authorities or Surrey County Council

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- The emergency services, if required

We will hold your personal data for no longer than 7 years after our last contact with you. You can contact us to ask us to access or to rectify the personal data we have about you or to object to the processing of it.

More information on how we collect and use your personal data and the control you have over it is available on our website:

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Kind regards,

Customer Services
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Woking Borough Council, Civic Office, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey GU21 6YL
Phone: 01483 755855 | Fax: 01483 768746 | Web: www.woking.gov.uk

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Woking Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request.

Reference: (2392-15195945)
Subject: Electoral registers

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Your request was received on 28/01/2019 and we are
dealing with it under the terms of the Act.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless
the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to
be withheld. We will write to you in any event.

In the meantime, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to
contact the Democratic Services Team at Woking Borough Council.

Democratic Services (FOI Request).
Civic Offices,
Gloucester Square,
Woking,
GU21 6YL.
[1]Email: [email address]
Tel: 01483 755855

Yours faithfully,

Woking Borough Council,
Civic Offices,
Gloucester Square,
Woking,
GU21 6YL.

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Comments, Woking Borough Council

Dear Ms Corderoy,

Thank you for your email. I can confirm your request for information has been forwarded to the FOI team who will reply to you direct.

Regards

Customer Services.
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Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6YL
Phone: 01483 755855 | Fax: 01483 768746 | Web: www.woking.gov.uk

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From: Jenna Corderoy [[FOI #548398 email]]
Sent: 28 January 2019 14:08
To: Comments
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Electoral registers

Dear Woking Borough Council,

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

From January 2018 to the day this request is processed, please provide a list of organisations and companies that have requested electoral registers and/or electoral register updates, overseas voters lists, and/or absent voters lists.

For each organisation/company, please provide details on what they requested and when they requested it. Please also indicate whether their requests were fulfilled.

I would like to receive this information in an electronic format. If you feel that a substantive response to this request is not possible within a reasonable time frame, I would be grateful if you could contact me and provide assistance as to how I can refine the request. If you need any clarification, please contact me. I look forward to receiving a response in 20 working days. Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Jenna Corderoy

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Woking Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request.
Our Reference (2392-15195945).

Further to your request for information dated 28/01/2019, I can confirm that your request has been dealt with as a formal request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You requested;
FOI Request Subject `Electoral registers`.
FOI Request Details;
This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

From January 2018 to the day this request is processed, please provide a list of organisations and companies that have requested electoral registers and/or electoral register updates, overseas voters lists, and/or absent voters lists.

For each organisation/company, please provide details on what they requested and when they requested it. Please also indicate whether their requests were fulfilled.

I would like to receive this information in an electronic format. If you feel that a substantive response to this request is not possible within a reasonable time frame, I would be grateful if you could contact me and provide assistance as to how I can refine the request. If you need any clarification, please contact me. I look forward to receiving a response in 20 working days.
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The information you requested is not held by Woking Borough Council. This information is held by the Electoral Registration Officer. He exercises statutory duties under electoral legislation, carries out separate functions to those carried out by the Council, and is not acting as an officer of the council when undertaking those roles. Electoral Registration Officers are not included on the list of public bodies and local authorities which are subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. Notwithstanding that there is no statutory obligation to provide this information to you, I will provide replies to your queries where possible on a voluntary basis.

The Electoral Commission has published the list of organisations and individuals who are entitled to be supplied with the Electoral Register on publication. I have attached a link to the document for reference. I can confirm that, where relevant, these bodies/individuals have been provided with copies of the electoral register.

https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/_...

The following organisations have also requested and been sent the full register and monthly updates:

Equiniti Data - (Full register on 1 December 2018 and monthly updates for Jan 2019 and February 2019)
CallCredit (Monthly Updates from January 2018 - September 2018; Full register on 1 December 2018 and monthly updates for Jan 2019 and February 2019)
Experian - (Monthly Updates from January 2018 - September 2018; Full register on 1 December 2018 and monthly updates for Jan 2019 and February 2019)
Equifax - (Monthly Updates from January 2018 - September 2018; Full register on 1 December 2018 and monthly updates for Jan 2019 and February 2019)
Crediva - (Monthly Updates from January 2018 - September 2018; Full register on 1 December 2018 and monthly updates for Jan 2019 and February 2019)

Absent Voters Lists
The Conservatives - March 2018
The Labour Party - March 2018

I hope that you are satisfied with the way in which your request for information has been dealt with. If not, the Council has decided that any complaint regarding requests for information that cannot be dealt with satisfactorily on an informal basis should be dealt with in accordance with its established complaints procedure.

Complaints.
Woking Borough Council,
Civic Offices,
Gloucester Square,
Woking,
GU21 6YL.
Email: [email address]

Details of the Council's complaints procedure may be found at:
http://www.woking.gov.uk/council/about/c...

Alternatively, I can forward you a paper copy of a leaflet giving details. I am also happy to discuss any queries that you may have regarding how we have dealt with your request for information. In addition, you may apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision whether your request for information has been dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Act (although I understand that the Information Commissioner may decline to become involved if you have not first exhausted the Council's complaints procedure).

The Information Commissioner may be contacted at:
Information Commissioner's Office.
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire,
SK9 5AF.
Tel: 08456 306060 or 01625 545745
Email: [email address]
Website: www.ico.org.uk

Yours faithfully,

Charlotte Griffiths.
Electoral & IS Manager,
Woking Borough Council,
Civic Offices,
Gloucester Square,
Woking,
GU21 6YL.
[email address]

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