Emergency Planning processes used at Sutton Council

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Dear Sutton 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 look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,
James Davids

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Mr Davids
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO
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Joe Mutter, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Mr James Davids

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO -
F11725

I refer to your request for information received on 08 January 2018
concerning Emergency Planning Processes Used At Sutton Council

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

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

​Google Sheets with pen and paper contigency.  ​

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

​N/A​

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

​N/A​ 

What is the value of said contract?

 N/A​
 

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?

​No plans currently. ​ 
 

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

​N/A​ 

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

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Joe Mutter
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Environment, Housing, and Regeneration

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