FOI Statistics for 2017

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Dear Sevenoaks District Council,

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?
2. How many FOI requests have you received? (if this figure includes EIR requests, please state)
3. The number of requests where the information was granted?
4. The number of requests where the information was entirely withheld (no information provided)?
5. The number of requests where the information was partially withheld (some, but not all information requested, provided)?
6. How many requests were completed inside the statutory deadline?
7. How many requests were appealed to internal review?
8. How many decisions were upheld at internal review?
9. How many FOI decisions have been appealed to the ICO?
10. How many decisions were upheld by the ICO?
11. How many vexatious requests were received?

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

Yours faithfully,

Alex Parsons

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Dear Alex Parsons

Freedom of Information Request: 468 2018

Thank you for your request received by Sevenoaks District Council on 26
June 2018.

In relation to your enquiry, please find the Council’s response set out
below.

Your enquiry & our response:

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?  

Calendar Year

2. How many FOI requests have you received? (if this figure includes EIR
requests, please state) 3. The number of requests where the information
was granted?

Received - 823 (Inc. EIR) Granted - 587

4. The number of requests where the information was entirely withheld (no
information provided)?

11

5. The number of requests where the information was partially withheld
(some, but not all information requested, provided)?

50

6. How many requests were completed inside the statutory deadline?

24

7. How many requests were appealed to internal review?

1

8. How many decisions were upheld at internal review?

0

9. How many FOI decisions have been appealed to the ICO?

1

10. How many decisions were upheld by the ICO?

0

11. How many vexatious requests were received?

0

         

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