Filming, tweeting & blogging

Michael Walden made this Freedom of Information request to Monmouthshire County Council

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Monmouthshire County Council did not have the information requested.

Michael Walden

Dear Monmouthshire Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide copies of
A) standing orders
B) policies
C) discussions (emails / memos)

relating to the following:

1) filming of council meetings
2) tweeting at council meetings
3) blogging of council meetings

In respect of this request, "council meeting" shall refer to
meetings of the full council, cabinet & committee meetings where
members of the public are permitted to attend. It shall not include
any meetings (or part of) where the public are not permitted to
attend (e.g. closed sessions.)

If answers to part of this request are already published in a
public place, please provide links to the location where they can
be accessed online by persons not residing within the Monmouthshire
Council area.

In the event that this request cannot be answered within the
permitted time limit, please disregard item C and concentrate on
the other 2 items.

Under the Freedom of Information Act you should respond promptly
and in any case no later that 20 days from receipt of this request.
I look forward to receiving your response within this period.

If some parts of this request are easier to answer than others,
please provide the easiest parts first rather than hold up the
entire request.

I would prefer to receive your response in electronic format.

If you decide to withhold some of the information requested using
exemptions in the FOIA, please inform me which exemptions you have

If you need clarification of any of the points in this request,
please contact me via email. Under your section 16 duty to provide
advice and assistance I would expect you to contact me if you find
this request unmanageable in any way.

Yours faithfully,

Michael Walden

Caswell, Bruce, Monmouthshire County Council

I am out of the office until Tuesday 14th June 2011, I will respond to your e-mail as soon as I am able following my return.
Thank You,

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Caswell, Bruce, Monmouthshire County Council

Dear Mr Walden,

Thank you for your request for information as detailed in your e-mail below. Your request has been forwarded to the relevant service for a response. Please allow twenty working days for a reply.

Yours sincerely,
Bruce Caswell.

Bruce Caswell
Monmouthshire County Council / Cyngor Sir Fynwy

Tel / Ffon: 01633 644190
[mobile number]
E-mail / E-bost: [Monmouthshire Council request email]

Working with the Citizens of Monmouthshire
Gweithio gyda dinasyddion Sir Fynwy

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Dear Caswell, Bruce,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, you are required to respond to requests for information promptly and in any case no later than 20 working days from the date of the request. The deadline for responding to this request was 8th July 2011.

It is now Tuesday 12th July - you have not responded by the deadline required under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

If I do not receive a reply by end today, I will have no choice but to request an internal review of your handling of this request and lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner for failing to comply with a request.

Yours sincerely,

Michael Walden

Trigg, Mike J., Monmouthshire County Council

Mr Waldon,

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The Council does not hold any information relating to the items in

If you are dissatisfied with the way the Council has handled your request
for information, you can request a review by writing to the Council's
Chief Executive, Paul Matthews at County Hall
([1][email address]). If you remain dissatisfied with
the handling of your request, you have a right to appeal to the
Information Commissioner at:

The Information Commissioner's Office,

Wycliffe House, Water Lane,


Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
Telephone: 08456 306060 or 01625 54 57 45 Website: [2]

There is no charge for making an appeal.


Mike Trigg,
Performance Monitoring Officer

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