If any senior Home Office staff use the WhatsApp service to communicate concerning official business?

Vic Young made this Freedom of Information request to Home Office

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Home Office did not have the information requested.

Dear Home Office,

I would like to know,

1 If any senior Home Office staff use the WhatsApp service to communicate concerning official business?

2 What rules, code of conduct are in place for Home Office staff concerning how all communications are carried out ?

I would like to be sent a copy of any rules, code of conduct relating to this request.

Yours faithfully,

Vic Young

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Communications via the GSi may be automatically logged, monitored and/or
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FOI Requests, Home Office

Vic Young,

Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request.

This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 39473). We will aim to send you a full response by 26/05/2016 which is twenty working days from the date we received your request.

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

Thank you,

P. Zebedee
FOI Requests
Home Office

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FOI Responses, Home Office

1 Attachment

Dear Mr Young,

 

Please find attached the response to your FOI request.

 

Kind regards

Home Office

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FOI Responses, Home Office

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Dear Mr Young

 

I noticed that you were not provided with attachments detailed in our
response letter of 2 June 2016 to FOI case 39473. 

 

Please accept my apologies and find attached the Home Office full response
to your request for information, case 39473

 

Yours Sincerely

 

M Riddle

Knowledge and Information Management Unit

Performance and Risk Directorate

4th Floor Peel

2 Marsham Street

London

SW1P 4DF

T: +44 (0)20 7035 4848

 

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