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Guidance to New Councillors

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Dear Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,

This is an FOI Request.

1) Provide me all documents, briefings, emails, communications from the to newly elected councillors following the Local Elections relating to them beginning their new role.

Yours faithfully,

Maddie Cross

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Cross

 

Request for Information RFI-8178-24 Re: Guidance to New Councillors

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to Guidance to New
Councillors which was received on 12 January 2024.

 

In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000
the council will respond to your request within 20 working days, saying
whether we have the information that you want, and if there will be any
charges. 

 

If, for any reason, we cannot provide you with the information, we will
tell you why.

If we need to clarify your request, we will contact you again.

 

In the meantime, if you need to contact me about your request, please do
so quoting the above reference number.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Fakhara Qanwal

Assistant Assurance Officer

Walsall Council 

0800 0856018

[1]www.walsall.gov.uk 

 

[2]Walsall Council, Proud of our past, our present and for our future 

 

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Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Cross

 

Request for Information RFI-8178-24 Re: Guidance to New Councillors

 

Further to your request for information Guidance to New Councillors ,
received on 12 January 2024, I am writing to ask for some further
clarification of some aspects of your request.

 

In order for us to process your request as fully as possible could you
please provide the following information:

 

When your request asks for  "all documents, briefings, emails,
communications to newly elected councillors following the Local Elections
relating to them beginning their new role." - are you referring to
information/guidance/resources provided as part of the welcome/induction
of new councillors?

 

The Freedom of information Act 2000 allows the council 20 working days in
which to respond to requests.¬† However, this ‚Äúclock‚ÄĚ stops should we need
to seek clarification in order to locate or identify relevant
information. 

 

As such, your request is now on hold until we receive the clarification
requested.

If you wish to proceed with this request please send your clarification to
us, quoting the above reference number.

 

Please note that if we have not received your clarification within 15
working days we will close your request.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

James Sparrock

Lead Assurance Officer

Walsall Council 

0800 0856018

[1]www.walsall.gov.uk 

 

[2]Walsall Council, Proud of our past, our present and for our future 

 

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confidential and is intended for the addressee only unless explicitly
stated. If you have received this message in error it must be deleted and
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not necessarily those of Walsall Council unless explicitly stated. Emails
sent or received from Walsall Council may the subject of a request under
data protection, freedom of information or environmental information
legislation and therefore could be disclosed to third parties. We strongly
advise you not to email any information, which if disclosed to unrelated
third parties would be likely to cause harm or distress. If you have an
enquiry related to your confidentiality or data protection, please visit
the council data protection pages on our website

 

 

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Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Cross,

 

Request for Information RFI-8178-24 Re: Guidance to New Councillors

 

I am writing to you further to our email to you dated 22 January 2024,
where we sought additional information to allow us to process your request
for information.

 

Unfortunately to date we have not received the required
information/clarification to allow us to proceed with this request.

 

As we previously advised where we do not receive required
information/clarification within 15 working days requests for information
will be closed.

 

I can therefore confirm that your request for information has now been
closed.

Should you wish to proceed with this, please contact us to confirm this,
including the previously requested information/clarification and we will
be happy to proceed with your request.

 

If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us and we
will be more than happy to advise.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Fahmida Maknun

Assurance Officer

Walsall Council 

0800 0856018

[1]www.walsall.gov.uk 

 

[2]Walsall Council, Proud of our past, our present and for our future 

 

Disclaimer: The information in this message should be regarded as
confidential and is intended for the addressee only unless explicitly
stated. If you have received this message in error it must be deleted and
the sender notified. The views expressed in this message are personal and
not necessarily those of Walsall Council unless explicitly stated. Emails
sent or received from Walsall Council may the subject of a request under
data protection, freedom of information or environmental information
legislation and therefore could be disclosed to third parties. We strongly
advise you not to email any information, which if disclosed to unrelated
third parties would be likely to cause harm or distress. If you have an
enquiry related to your confidentiality or data protection, please visit
the council data protection pages on our website

 

 

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