FOI requests received/overdue

David Myles made this Freedom of Information request to Manchester City Council

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Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Manchester City Council should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Manchester City Council,

Re: FOI requests

Please provide:

1. For each of the 12 months to today's date, the total number of FOI requests received that month and the number of requests responded to within the 20 day deadline.
If held, for each month please also provide the number of reuqets responded to within 20 days as a percentage of the total received.

2. The total number of open requests you are dealing with at the present time.
Of these, please give the number that have exceeded the 20 day deadline for response.
For each of these requests that have exceeded the 20 day deadline:
Please provide the wording of the request.
The date the request was received.
The date the request was due.
Whether the request is from media or a private individual (I do not want any names or personal details about the applicants).

3. How many internal reviews have been asked for in each of the last twelve months.
How many internal reviews were dealt with within the ICO's recommended 20 days.
How many Internal reviews do you have open at present. Of these, please give the number that have exceeded the recommended 20 days for response.

Yours faithfully,

David P Myles

Manchester City Council

Dear Mr Myles

Re: Request for Information - Reference No: CEX/9E2D59

Thank you for your request for information received by Manchester City
Council on 3rd December 2013.

Please note that it may take up to 20 working days (approximately 4 weeks)
for the Council to consider your request and to provide a formal response.

If this timescale needs to be extended to consider an exemption you will be
notified and kept informed.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Cath Cryer
Information Compliance Unit
Democratic Services
PO Box 532
Town Hall
Albert Square
Manchester
M60 2LA

Email: [Manchester City Council request email]
Website: www.manchester.gov.uk

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Dear Manchester City Council,

Your response has exceeded the deadline and you should have responded by 3 January 2014. Please could you respond to this request or if there is going to be further delay, give some indication when you intend to issue the response. Thankyou.

Yours faithfully,

David P Myles

Manchester City Council

Dear Mr Myles

Thank you for your email.

Please accept our apologies for the delay in providing a response to your
request. I will make enquiries with the officers collating the information
to establish when the Council will be able to issue you with a response.

Yours sincerely

Catherine Spencer
Information Compliance Unit
Democratic Services
PO Box 532
Town Hall
Albert Square
Manchester
M60 2LA

Email: [Manchester City Council request email]
Website: www.manchester.gov.uk

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Adam Shattock left an annotation ()

Was this ever answered? It appears that the council completely failed.