Information on Emergency Planning procedures used at North Tyneside Council

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the
information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

Please send me information on:

Within the council, who is the person that is responsible for emergency planning?

What systems does the council use when an emergency occurs? E.g. pen and paper, Excel, a system or another method?

If the council uses a software system, which vendor do you use for your emergency planning solution?

What is the current contract term (how long is it and when does it expire)?

What is the value of said contract?

If the council does not have a software system, will the council be researching the market (with the intention to buy) over the next 12 – 18 months?

If yes, when will be the council be aiming to purchase the system by?

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you
could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are
required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this
information is already in the public domain, please can you direct
me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the
grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with
copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that
information should not be treated as confidential if such an
agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within
20 working days after you receive this letter.

I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received
this request, preferably via email.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,
Daniel Watson

FOI Officer, North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1712031. 
Thank you for your request for information. 

 

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record of responses to completed requests for information that the Council
has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6 July 2009 onwards.

 

The Council’s Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[1]http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/...

 

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

 

Eilidh Cook

Information Officer

Information Governance

[2]North Tyneside Council.

 

Tel: (0191) 643 5363 / 2333

 

[3]Facebook[4]Twitter email 

 

[5]www.northtyneside.gov.uk 

 

 

From: Daniel Watson [mailto:[FOI #452241 email]]
Sent: 12 December 2017 12:03
To: FOI Officer
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Information on Emergency
Planning procedures used at North Tyneside Council [Scanned]

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the
information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

Please send me information on:

Within the council, who is the person that is responsible for emergency
planning?

What systems does the council use when an emergency occurs? E.g. pen and
paper, Excel, a system or another method?

If the council uses a software system, which vendor do you use for your
emergency planning solution?

What is the current contract term (how long is it and when does it
expire)?

What is the value of said contract?

If the council does not have a software system, will the council be
researching the market (with the intention to buy) over the next 12 – 18
months?

If yes, when will be the council be aiming to purchase the system by?

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you
could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are
required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this
information is already in the public domain, please can you direct
me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the
grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with
copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that
information should not be treated as confidential if such an
agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within
20 working days after you receive this letter.

I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received
this request, preferably via email.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,
Daniel Watson

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FOI Officer, North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

3 Attachments

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1712031. 

 

Your request for information under the above legislation has now been
considered. Please see response attached.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of this response may be published in
our Disclosure Log where appropriate.

 

This is a record of responses to completed requests for information that
the Council has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6th July 2009
onwards. The Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[1]http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/...

 

I trust that this information answers your request, but if you have any
further requests please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

If you are unhappy with the way the Council has handled your request, you
may ask for an internal review. Please contact the Information Governance
Team no later than 40 working days after the date of this letter, after
which time we will consider the matter closed.

 

Law and Governance

North Tyneside Council

Quadrant

The Silverlink North

Cobalt Business Park

North Tyneside

NE27 0BY

 

e-mail [2][North Tyneside Council request email]

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

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SK9 5AF

 

[3]www.ico.org.uk

 

 

 

Eilidh Cook

Information Officer

Information Governance

[4]North Tyneside Council.

 

Tel: (0191) 643 5363 / 2333

 

[5]Facebook[6]Twitter email 

 

[7]www.northtyneside.gov.uk 

 

 

From: FOI Officer
Sent: 13 December 2017 09:13
To: 'Daniel Watson'
Cc: FOI Officer
Subject: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION RFI
1712031. [Scanned]

 

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1712031. 
Thank you for your request for information. 

 

Your request was received on 12/12/2017 and the Council is dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

As required by the legislation, the Council aims to answer your request
promptly, but no later than 20 working days after receipt. As stated in
the Information Commissioner’s guidance, Awareness Guidance 11 Time for
Compliance, the 20 working day clock starts the day after the Council
received the request. The due date has been calculated to be 11/01/2018. 

 

If the information you have requested contains reference to a third party,
then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or
not to release the information to you.

 

Very occasionally, fees may be payable for the supply of information under
the Freedom of Information Act.  This will be considered, and if fees are
payable in respect of this request the Council will contact you before
proceeding in order to be sure that you are happy to go ahead.  Any fees
that do apply must be paid before the information is processed and
released.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of our response to your request may be
published in the Council’s Disclosure Log where appropriate.  This is a
record of responses to completed requests for information that the Council
has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6 July 2009 onwards.

 

The Council’s Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[8]http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/...

 

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

 

Eilidh Cook

Information Officer

Information Governance

[9]North Tyneside Council.

 

Tel: (0191) 643 5363 / 2333

 

[10]Facebook[11]Twitter email 

 

[12]www.northtyneside.gov.uk 

 

 

From: Daniel Watson
[[13]mailto:[FOI #452241 email]]
Sent: 12 December 2017 12:03
To: FOI Officer
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Information on Emergency
Planning procedures used at North Tyneside Council [Scanned]

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the
information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

Please send me information on:

Within the council, who is the person that is responsible for emergency
planning?

What systems does the council use when an emergency occurs? E.g. pen and
paper, Excel, a system or another method?

If the council uses a software system, which vendor do you use for your
emergency planning solution?

What is the current contract term (how long is it and when does it
expire)?

What is the value of said contract?

If the council does not have a software system, will the council be
researching the market (with the intention to buy) over the next 12 – 18
months?

If yes, when will be the council be aiming to purchase the system by?

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you
could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are
required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this
information is already in the public domain, please can you direct
me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the
grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with
copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that
information should not be treated as confidential if such an
agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within
20 working days after you receive this letter.

I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received
this request, preferably via email.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,
Daniel Watson

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Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[14][FOI #452241 email]

Is [15][North Tyneside Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of
Information requests to North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council? If
so, please contact us using this form:
[16]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/change_re...

Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be published on
the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
[17]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/offi...

For more detailed guidance on safely disclosing information, read the
latest advice from the ICO:
[18]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/ico-...

Please note that in some cases publication of requests and responses will
be delayed.

If you find this service useful as an FOI officer, please ask your web
manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.

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