Dear Chorley Borough Council,

I am writing to you today to request the guide you use when authorising events. In particular the levels of medical cover you insist organisers should have and the skill set of the medical staff. As I believe you no longer use the purple guide.

Yours faithfully,
Adam platt

Contact, Chorley Borough Council

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We will deal with your enquiry as quickly as possible. You may find the
information you need on our website.

 

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Chorley Council

 

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Dear Mr Platt

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REGARDING the guide we use when authorising events

OUR REFERENCE: FOI/18/122

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please quote the above reference number in all future correspondence.
I can confirm that we have received your request for information, and that it is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, which requires us to respond to your enquiry within 20 working days of its receipt. You should therefore expect to receive a response by 27th March 2018

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Dear foi,

Yours sincerely,

Adam Platt

foi, Chorley Borough Council

Dear Mr Platt

I am writing in response to your request for information under the terms
of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Ref No 18/122. I apologise for the
delay in responding to your request.

Please find below, the details of your request and our response in blue.

 

 

I am writing to you today to request the guide you use when authorising
events. In particular the levels of medical cover you insist organisers
should have and the skill set of the medical staff. As I believe you no
longer use the purple guide.

 

If it is an event that is organised by an individual, group or
organisation external to the council, it is the event organiser’s
responsibility to ensure they have the appropriate level of medical cover
for their event. 

 

Chorley Council will insist that any external event organiser that is
organising an event on council land has undertaken a suitable and
sufficient risk assessment and, as part of this, has established what they
feel to be the appropriate level of medical cover for the event (for
example suitably qualified emergency or first aid responders or someone
appointed to take charge in a medical emergency). 

 

The event organiser is responsible for ensuring that adequate cover is
then implemented for their event. It is not the responsibility of the
council to determine what the level of cover should be or to implement
cover.

 

I hope the information provided here answers your enquiry.  If however,
you are unhappy with the outcome, or the way in which Chorley Council has
handled your request, you may wish to make an appeal.  This can be done in
writing to the Information Manager, Chorley Council, Civic Offices, Union
Street, Chorley, PR7 1AL, or by e-mail to: [1][email address]  clearly
stating your reasons for dissatisfaction.  Please quote the above
reference number in all correspondence.

 

If your appeal is either not upheld or you remain dissatisfied with our
decision, you can appeal to the Information Commissioner at:  Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
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Yours sincerely

 

FOI

Chorley Council

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Dear foi,

I do not feel this response is adequate. Please explain what guide the council use for their events. Also based on what do the council say is a safe Event Medical cover use?

Yours sincerely,

Adam Platt

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