Information about your dealings with Stonewall [Extraneous material removed]

Wiltshire Police and Crime Panel did not have the information requested.

Dear Wiltshire Police and Crime Panel,

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Please provide any information that you hold answering to any of the following descriptions:

1. Any application you made in 2019 or 2020 to be a “Stonewall Diversity Champion” or to be included on Stonewall’s “Workplace Equality Index,” including any attachments or appendices to those applications. Please redact personal details if necessary.

2. Any feedback you received in 2019 or 2020 from Stonewall in relation to either application or programme.

3. Any other communication you have received from Stonewall in 2019 or 2020 unless privileged or otherwise exempt from disclosure (but if you claim privilege or exemption in relation to any material, please say in broad terms what the material is and the basis on which you claim to be entitled to withhold it).

4. Full details of any equality impact assessment you carried out connected with any of these applications (including any equality impact assessment carried out prior to an earlier application of the same kind, if no further assessment was done).

5. Details of the total amount of money you paid to Stonewall (i) in 2019; (ii) in 2020, whether or not as payment for goods or services.

6. Whether you intend to continue your membership of any Stonewall scheme in the future, and if so which.

Yours faithfully,

H Rowlands

FOI, Wiltshire Police and Crime Panel

H Rowlands.

Freedom of Information Request Case ID 202001388

Thank you for your request for information received on 23 February 2021 in which you asked for the following information:

1. Any application you made in 2019 or 2020 to be a "Stonewall Diversity Champion" or to be included on Stonewall's "Workplace Equality Index," including any attachments or appendices to those applications. Please redact personal details if necessary.

2. Any feedback you received in 2019 or 2020 from Stonewall in relation to either application or programme.

3. Any other communication you have received from Stonewall in 2019 or 2020 unless privileged or otherwise exempt from disclosure (but if you claim privilege or exemption in relation to any material, please say in broad terms what the material is and the basis on which you claim to be entitled to withhold it).

4. Full details of any equality impact assessment you carried out connected with any of these applications (including any equality impact assessment carried out prior to an earlier application of the same kind, if no further assessment was done).

5. Details of the total amount of money you paid to Stonewall (i) in 2019; (ii) in 2020, whether or not as payment for goods or services.

6. Whether you intend to continue your membership of any Stonewall scheme in the future, and if so which.

Your request is being processed under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and you will receive a response within 20 working days of receipt of your request, meaning you will receive a response on or before 23 March 2021.

Regards,

Kyle McCormack

Information Governance Team

Legal and Governance

Wiltshire Council

[email address]

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FOI, Wiltshire Police and Crime Panel

Dear H Rowlands,

 

Freedom of Information Request Case ID 202001388

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 23 February 2021,
in which you asked for the following information:

 

Any application you made in 2019 or 2020 to be a “Stonewall Diversity
Champion” or to be included on Stonewall’s “Workplace Equality Index,”
including any attachments or appendices to those applications.

Any feedback you received in 2019 or 2020 from Stonewall in relation to
either application or programme.

Any other communication you have received from Stonewall in 2019 or 2020

Full details of any equality impact assessment you carried out connected
with any of these applications (including any equality impact assessment
carried out prior to an earlier application of the same kind, if no
further assessment was done).

Details of the total amount of money you paid to Stonewall (i) in 2019;
(ii) in 2020, whether or not as payment for goods or services.

Whether you intend to continue your membership of any Stonewall scheme in
the future, and if so which.

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) the Council is obliged
to:

 

+ Let you know whether we hold the information you have requested
+ Provide you with the requested information, if held, (subject to any
exemptions to disclosure that may apply)

 

I can confirm that following searches the council does not hold the
information you requested.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the response to your request you can ask for
a review of the handling of your request for information. Details of the
complaints procedure are below.

 

Regards,

 

 

Henrietta

Information Governance Team

Legal and Governance

Wiltshire Council

[1][email address]

 

Freedom of Information Complaints and Review Procedure

 

Any person who has requested information from Wiltshire Council which has
been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act is entitled to make a
complaint and request an internal review of the handling of their request
if they are dissatisfied with the response they have received.

Requests for review of a Freedom of Information requests should be made,
in writing, which includes email, to:

 

Freedom of Information and Records Lead

Information Governance Team

Legal and Governance

Wiltshire Council

[2][email address]

 

Please include the Case ID number, the date of your request and details of
why you are asking for a review.  Requests for a review should be brought
to our attention within 40 calendar days of our response to your request.

 

Any request for a review will be acknowledged in writing confirming the
reasons for the review. The review will be allocated to someone who is
independent of the original decision. The person conducting the review
will set a target date for a response with the intention to complete the
review within 20 working days. In more complex cases the review may take
up to 40 working days.

 

The reviewer will conduct a full review of the handling of the request for
information and the decisions taken, including decisions taken about where
the public interest lies in respect of exempt information where
applicable. The review enables a re-evaluation of the case taking into
account any matters raised by the requester. On completion of the review
the reviewer will contact the requester with the result of the review.

 

If the requester is still dissatisfied with the council's handling of
their request they should contact the Information Commissioners Office
(ICO). The ICO can be contacted using the following details:

 

Information Commissioners Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Tel; 0303 123 1113 (local rate)

       01625 545 745 (national rate)

Email; [3][email address]

 

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