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Alex Parsons made this Freedom of Information request to East Devon District Council as part of a batch sent to 409 authorities

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Dear East Devon District Council,

I would like to make an FOI request for the following pieces of information:

1. How many people are employed to deal with FOI?
2. What is the budget for administering FOI?
3. Do you use case management software for FOI? If so, which one?
4. Do you publish a disclosure log?

If not all information is available, please treat questions individually.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Parsons

East Devon District Council

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East Devon District Council

Date: 16/07/2018
Contact number: 01395 571659
E-mail: [East Devon District Council request email]
Our Reference: FOI/10/sh
Your Reference: 101000832145

Dear Mr Parsons,

Thank you for your request for information. Please find the completed survey below.

I would like to make an FOI request about the following statistics in the previous annual period. If figures are recorded in calendar year this would be 2017, if financial year 2017-18. If available in both, I would prefer calendar for comparison to central government FOI statistics.

1. What period do you record FOI statistics in? Financial Year/Calendar Year/Other? - Financial year
2. How many FOI requests have you received? (if this figure includes EIR requests, please state) - 1418 in total were received of which 647 were land charge requests and 88 were not EDDC leaving 683 FOIs.
3. The number of requests where the information was granted? - 631
4. The number of requests where the information was entirely withheld (no information provided)? - 48 (42 were under s.21(1) and 5 under s.40(1) s.40(2) personal information)
5. The number of requests where the information was partially withheld (some, but not all information requested, provided)? - 4
6. How many requests were completed inside the statutory deadline? - All
7. How many requests were appealed to internal review? - 6
8. How many decisions were upheld at internal review? - 5
9. How many FOI decisions have been appealed to the ICO? - 0
10. How many decisions were upheld by the ICO? - N/A Details of all decision notices can be accessed from the ICO website https://icosearch.ico.org.uk/s/search.ht... Devon District Council
11. How many vexatious requests were received? - None

I hope this information is helpful but, if you feel dissatisfied with the way we have responded to your request, please contact our Monitoring Officer, Mr Henry Gordon Lennox, to request an internal review [email address]

You may also approach the Information Commissioner for advice at www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely,

Sara

Ms S Harvey
Information and Complaints Officer
East Devon District Council

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East Devon District Council

Dear Mr Parsons,

Thank you for your request for information. Please find the response to your query below.

1. How many people are employed to deal with FOI? ? 2 members of staff with the Monitoring Officer carrying out internal reviews.
2. What is the budget for administering FOI? ? Information not held. FOI forms part of a service that covers a range of activities and there is no budget specifically assigned for FOIs.
3. Do you use case management software for FOI? If so, which one? ? Lagan
4. Do you publish a disclosure log? ? Yes there is a list of Freedom of Information requests we have received in the last two years at http://eastdevon.gov.uk/access-to-inform...

I hope this information is helpful but, if you feel dissatisfied with the way we have responded to your request, please contact our Monitoring Officer, Mr Henry Gordon Lennox, to request an internal review [email address]

You may also approach the Information Commissioner for advice at www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely,

Sara

Ms S Harvey
Information and Complaints Officer
East Devon District Council

01395 571659
www.eastdevon.gov.uk

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