Finlayson-Newman Report”: Listen – Take Seriously What They Say (1993)

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Dear City of Edinburgh Council,

Please could you send me a copy of the Finlayson-Newman Report”: Listen – Take Seriously What They Say (1993)which was apparently for the Director of Social Work Lothian.

Yours faithfully,

Cathy Fox

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City of Edinburgh Council

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Dear Ms Fox

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Acknowledgement of Request

Subject: Copy of Report: Listen – Take Seriously What They Say (1993)

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Information Compliance 4, City of Edinburgh Council

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Ms Cathy Fox

 

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Dear Ms Fox

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Release of Information

 

Subject: Copy of Report: Listen – Take Seriously What They Say (1993)

 

Thank you for your request for information which has been dealt with under
the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Your request
for information has been considered and the information is enclosed.

 

You asked us to send a copy of the Finlayson-Newman Report: Listen – Take
Seriously What They Say (1993) which was apparently for the Director of
Social Work Lothian.

 

The requested report is attached. Within the text there is regular
reference made to “Shrubhill”. This is in fact Shrubhill House which was
the headquarters of Lothian Regional Council’s Department of Social Work
at the time the document was written.

 

To promote transparency and accountability, please note it is the
Council’s policy to publish all request details and responses made under
the freedom of information legislation. This information will be made
available through the Council’s website and will not include your personal
details. The disclosure log is available at the following link:
[2]http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20249/d...

 

Your right to seek a review

 

If you are unhappy with the way we have dealt with your request, you can
ask us to review our actions and decisions by writing to the Head of Legal
Risk and Compliance, The City of Edinburgh Council, Waverley Court
Business Centre 2:1, 4, East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG or email:
[3]legal.[Edinburgh City Council request email]

 

Please note that your request must be in a recordable format (email,
letter, audio tape etc.), and that you have 40 working days upon receipt
of this letter to ask for a review. You will receive a full response to
your review request within 20 working days of its receipt. Please remember
to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the review, you can ask the
Scottish Information Commissioner to review our decision. You must submit
your complaint to the Commissioner within 6 months of receiving our review
response. The Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS

Telephone: 01334 464610

Fax: 01334 464611

Website [4]www.itspublicknowledge.info

E-mail: [5][email address]

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Iain Burden

Information Compliance Officer

 

Records & Information Compliance Unit

Level 2:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340

[6][Edinburgh City Council request email] [7]www.edinburgh.gov.uk

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Dear Iain Burden and Sue Brown Information Compliance 4,

Thank you very much for the Finlayson Newman Report and the information on Shrubhill
I am very grateful

Yours sincerely,

Cathy Fox

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