Implementation of the disability elements of the Equality Act 2010.

Sophie Talbot made this Freedom of Information request to Islington Borough Council

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Dear Islington Borough Council,

I would like to see all policy and practice reviews that have occurred as a result of the disability elements of the Equality Act 2010, formerly the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, coming into force, and results of those reviews.

Yours faithfully,

Sophie Talbot

FOIA, Islington Borough Council

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Dear Islington Borough Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Islington Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'Implementation of the disability elements of the Equality Act 2010.'.

Although an acknowledgment of my request was made, I have not received an answer. The deadline was 17 July. It is now 15 August.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/i...

Yours faithfully,

Sophie Talbot

FOIA, Islington Borough Council

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Dear Ms Talbot,

 

Please find attached the response to your FOI request.

 

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Islington

N7 7EP

 

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Dear FOIA,

The zip file you sent has been stripped out by your server, that means I have not had a response from you. Could you please check with your IT Support Team to make sure the zip file you want to send will be accepted by the LBI server, then resend. If you cannot resend the zip file, please send the individual files.

Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

FOIA, Islington Borough Council

Dear Ms Talbot,

 

Thanks for your email and for letting us know the zip folder wasn’t
letting working for you. Can I please send the zip folder to your other
email address ([1][email address]) as there are lots of different
folders/files in the zip folder so would be easier for you to review.

 

Please confirm and I’ll send this over right away.

 

Regards,

 

Access to Information Administrator

Information Governance Team

Resources

3rd Floor, 7 Newington Barrow Way

Islington

N7 7EP

 

Alternative Contact: Brad Pearton

E: [2][email address]

 

[3]www.islington.gov.uk

 

 

From: Sophie Talbot [mailto:[FOI #589778 email]]
Sent: 22 August 2019 10:42
To: FOIA <[email address]>
Subject: Re: FOI 497486 Response

 

Dear FOIA,

The zip file you sent has been stripped out by your server, that means I
have not had a response from you. Could you please check with your IT
Support Team to make sure the zip file you want to send will be accepted
by the LBI server, then resend. If you cannot resend the zip file, please
send the individual files.

Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

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Dear FOIA,

Yes, please do sent the zip file to my email address.

Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

Dear FOIA,

Thanks for attempting to email the response to me. However, can you please check my original request about the stripped out zip file:

"The zip file you sent has been stripped out by your server, that means I
have not had a response from you. Could you please check with your IT
Support Team to make sure the zip file you want to send will be accepted
by the LBI server, then resend. If you cannot resend the zip file, please
send the individual files."

Until you contact your IT Department to request permission to send the zip file, each time you attempt to send it it will be stripped out.

I can't mark this request at complete until I have the zip file, or individual files.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

FOIA, Islington Borough Council

Dear Ms Talbot,

 

I’m not sure what the issue is as we normally send zip files out and don’t
seem to have any problems, so I don’t think our IT department would need
to approve anything. I will send the documents to you separately

 

Regards,

 

Access to Information Administrator

Information Governance Team

Resources

3rd Floor, 7 Newington Barrow Way

Islington

N7 7EP

 

Alternative Contact: Brad Pearton

E: [1][email address]

 

[2]www.islington.gov.uk

 

 

From: Sophie Talbot [mailto:[FOI #589778 email]]
Sent: 22 August 2019 13:33
To: FOIA <[email address]>
Subject: RE: FOI 497486 Response

 

Dear FOIA,

Thanks for attempting to email the response to me. However, can you please
check my original request about the stripped out zip file:

"The zip file you sent has been stripped out by your server, that means I
have not had a response from you. Could you please check with your IT
Support Team to make sure the zip file you want to send will be accepted
by the LBI server, then resend. If you cannot resend the zip file, please
send the individual files."

Until you contact your IT Department to request permission to send the zip
file, each time you attempt to send it it will be stripped out.

I can't mark this request at complete until I have the zip file, or
individual files.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

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FOIA, Islington Borough Council

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Dear Ms Talbot,

 

Please see part 2 of your request.

 

Regards,

 

Access to Information Administrator

Information Governance Team

Resources

3rd Floor, 7 Newington Barrow Way

Islington

N7 7EP

 

Alternative Contact: Brad Pearton

E: [1][email address]

 

[2]www.islington.gov.uk

 

 

 

From: Sophie Talbot [mailto:[FOI #589778 email]]
Sent: 22 August 2019 13:33
To: FOIA <[email address]>
Subject: RE: FOI 497486 Response

 

Dear FOIA,

Thanks for attempting to email the response to me. However, can you please
check my original request about the stripped out zip file:

"The zip file you sent has been stripped out by your server, that means I
have not had a response from you. Could you please check with your IT
Support Team to make sure the zip file you want to send will be accepted
by the LBI server, then resend. If you cannot resend the zip file, please
send the individual files."

Until you contact your IT Department to request permission to send the zip
file, each time you attempt to send it it will be stripped out.

I can't mark this request at complete until I have the zip file, or
individual files.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

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FOIA, Islington Borough Council

56 Attachments

Dear Ms Talbot,

 

Please see part 1 of your response.

 

Regards,

 

Access to Information Administrator

Information Governance Team

Resources

3rd Floor, 7 Newington Barrow Way

Islington

N7 7EP

 

Alternative Contact: Brad Pearton

E: [1][email address]

 

[2]www.islington.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

From: Sophie Talbot [mailto:[FOI #589778 email]]
Sent: 22 August 2019 13:33
To: FOIA <[email address]>
Subject: RE: FOI 497486 Response

 

Dear FOIA,

Thanks for attempting to email the response to me. However, can you please
check my original request about the stripped out zip file:

"The zip file you sent has been stripped out by your server, that means I
have not had a response from you. Could you please check with your IT
Support Team to make sure the zip file you want to send will be accepted
by the LBI server, then resend. If you cannot resend the zip file, please
send the individual files."

Until you contact your IT Department to request permission to send the zip
file, each time you attempt to send it it will be stripped out.

I can't mark this request at complete until I have the zip file, or
individual files.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

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Dear FOIA,

Many thanks for sending me these documents. However, they are not policy or practice reviews with outcomes, which is what I had asked for. Does this mean there have been no policy or practice reviews at Islington Council in light of the disability elements of the Equality Act coming into force?

Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

FOIA, Islington Borough Council

Dear Ms Talbot,

 

There isn’t a separate policy for Disability. The details are interspersed
/ spread out throughout the policies that were sent to you.

 

There are policies for specific areas relating as contained in the
Equality Act 2010 as it relates to Disability – some of the main areas
covered relate to recruitment and selection, and access to work – signed
up to disability confident scheme.

 

Can you please explain what you mean by ‘practice reviews’?

 

Regards,

 

Access to Information Administrator

Information Governance Team

Resources

3rd Floor, 7 Newington Barrow Way

Islington

N7 7EP

 

 

From: Sophie Talbot <[1][FOI #589778 email]>
Sent: 23 August 2019 12:17
To: FOIA <[2][email address]>
Subject: RE: FOI 497486 Response

 

Dear FOIA,

Many thanks for sending me these documents. However, they are not policy
or practice reviews with outcomes, which is what I had asked for. Does
this mean there have been no policy or practice reviews at Islington
Council in light of the disability elements of the Equality Act coming
into force?

Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot

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Dear FOIA,

A practice review is a process of identifying what changes in practice are required, in this case identifying what changes in practice are required following implementation of the DIsability Discrimination Act and the Equality Act.

Yours sincerely,

Sophie Talbot