FOI Statistics for 2017

Alex Parsons made this Freedom of Information request to Broxbourne Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 378 authorities

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Dear Broxbourne Borough 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

Freedom of Information, Broxbourne Borough Council

Dear Alex Parsons,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information, our reference FOI 5412. Your request was received on 26/6/2018 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to be withheld. I will write to you in any event.
If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are unhappy with the service you receive in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to the Communications section, Broxbourne Borough Council, Bishops’ College, Churchgate Cheshunt, EN8 9XQ.
If your complaint is not resolved to your complete satisfaction, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Further information about your rights is available from the Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF; Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 54 57 45; Website www.ico.org.uk.
Yours sincerely

Millie Hoffman
Community Safety and Communications Business Administrator | Broxbourne Borough Council
Bishops’ College | Churchgate | Cheshunt | EN8 9XQ

Tel: 01992 785555 ext.5872 | Web: www.broxbourne.gov.uk | Twitter: @BroxbourneBC | Facebook: @ThisisBroxbourne

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Freedom of Information, Broxbourne Borough Council

Dear Mr Parsons,

Thank you for your request for information, our reference 5412, received on 26/6/2018.

Your request has now been considered and the information can be found below.

1. What period do you record FOI statistics in? Financial Year/Calendar Year/Other?
The Council logs FOI requests per calendar year.

2. How many FOI requests have you received? (if this figure includes EIR requests, please state)
Approximately 725 FOI requests were received by the Council in 2017. The Council publish a disclosure log every calendar month on the website. See link below: https://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/council-co....

3. The number of requests where the information was granted?
The Council does not record this information.

4. The number of requests where the information was entirely withheld (no information provided)?
The Council does not record this information.

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

6. How many requests were completed inside the statutory deadline?
In 2017, approximately 690 FOI requests were sent within the statuary deadline.

7. How many requests were appealed to internal review?
None

8. How many decisions were upheld at internal review?
Not applicable.

9. How many FOI decisions have been appealed to the ICO?
Not applicable.

10. How many decisions were upheld by the ICO?
Not applicable.

11. How many vexatious requests were received?
None

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request an internal review of our decision, you should write to the Communications section, Broxbourne Borough Council, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, EN8 9XQ.
If your complaint is not resolved to your complete satisfaction, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Further information about your rights is available from the Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF; Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 54 57 45; Website www.ico.org.uk
Yours sincerely

Millie Hoffman
Community Safety and Communications Business Administrator | Broxbourne Borough Council
Bishops’ College | Churchgate | Cheshunt | EN8 9XQ

Tel: 01992 785555| Web: www.broxbourne.gov.uk | Twitter: @BroxbourneBC | Facebook: @ThisisBroxbourne

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