Emergency Planning processes used at Bexley Council

Lucy Allen made this Freedom of Information request to Bexley Borough Council

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Dear Bexley Borough Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please send me information on:

Within the council, who is the person that is responsible for emergency planning?

What systems does the council use when an emergency occurs? E.g. pen and paper, Excel, a system or another method?

If the council uses a software system, which vendor do you use for your emergency planning solution?

What is the current contract term (how long is it and when does it expire)?

What is the value of said contract?

If the council does not have a software system, will the council be researching the market (with the intention to buy) over the next 12 – 18 months?

If yes, when will be the council be aiming to purchase the system by?

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.

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I understand that you are required to respond to my request within 20 working days after you receive this letter.

I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received this request, preferably via email.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,
Lucy Allen

Bexley Council, Bexley Borough Council

Information request
Our reference: 4796196

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Dear Ms Allen
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 13
December 2017 concerning:

Within the council, who is the person that is responsible for emergency
planning?

What systems does the council use when an emergency occurs? E.g. pen and
paper, Excel, a system or another method?

If the council uses a software system, which vendor do you use for your
emergency planning solution?

What is the current contract term (how long is it and when does it
expire)?

What is the value of said contract?

If the council does not have a software system, will the council be
researching the market (with the intention to buy) over the next 12 ' 18
months?

If yes, when will be the council be aiming to purchase the system by?
 
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Complaints and Freedom of Information Officer
London Borough of Bexley , Civic Offices , 2 Watling Street , Bexleyheath
, Kent , DA6 7AT
Tel: 0203 045 3855
Email: [email address]
www.bexley.gov.uk

Bexley Council, Bexley Borough Council

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Information request
Our reference: 4796196

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Dear ‎Ms Allen‏
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 13 December 2017.
 
 Please find attached our response to your request.
  

Regards,

Tony Plowright
Emergency Planning & Business Continuity Manager
London Borough of Bexley Civic Offices 2 Watling Street Bexleyheath Kent
DA6 7AT
Tel: 02030454623
Email: [email address]
www.bexley.gov.uk