Information on Emergency Planning procedures used at Richmond upon Thames Borough Council

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I am writing to make an open government request for all the
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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?

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Yours faithfully,
Daniel Watson

FOI, Richmond upon Thames Borough Council

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Dear Daniel Watson

Thank you for your request for information received on 12 December 2017.

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Tania Robinson, Richmond upon Thames Borough Council

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Dear Daniel Watson,

 

Re: Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Your request for information which was received on 12 December 2017 has
been considered.

 

Please find our response below.

 

Your request and our response:

 

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

 

The Deputy Director with responsibility for Emergency Planning is Mr Kevin
Power.

 

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

 

Pen and Paper, Resilience Direct.

 

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)?

 

NA.

 

What is the value of said contract?

 

NA.

 

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?

 

No.

 

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

 

NA.

 

I hope you are satisfied with this response.

 

If you are dissatisfied please let us know in writing, setting out your
reasons why and send to:

 

FOI & Complaints Manager

FOI & Complaints Team

3rd Floor Civic Centre

44 York Street

Twickenham

TW1 3BZ

E-mail: [1][Richmond upon Thames Borough Council request email]

 

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Tania Robinson, Richmond upon Thames Borough Council

Handle as: Official

 

Dear Daniel Watson,

 

The email address for Kevin Power is
[1][email address]

 

 

Kind regards.

 

Tania Robinson

DPA and FOI Officer

Serving Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

[2][email address]

020 8 891 7199

 

[3]www.richmond.gov.uk   /   [4]www.wandsworth.gov.uk

 

 

 

From: Tania Robinson
Sent: 18 December 2017 14:50
To: '[FOI #452248 email]'
Subject: Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act
2000/ Environmental Information Regulations 2004

 

Handle as: Official

 

Our Ref: TR/richmond21859

 

Dear Daniel Watson,

 

Re: Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Your request for information which was received on 12 December 2017 has
been considered.

 

Please find our response below.

 

Your request and our response:

 

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

 

The Deputy Director with responsibility for Emergency Planning is Mr Kevin
Power.

 

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

 

Pen and Paper, Resilience Direct.

 

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)?

 

NA.

 

What is the value of said contract?

 

NA.

 

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?

 

No.

 

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

 

NA.

 

I hope you are satisfied with this response.

 

If you are dissatisfied please let us know in writing, setting out your
reasons why and send to:

 

FOI & Complaints Manager

FOI & Complaints Team

3rd Floor Civic Centre

44 York Street

Twickenham

TW1 3BZ

E-mail: [5][Richmond upon Thames Borough Council request email]

 

IMPORTANT:
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the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received
this message in error you must not print, copy, use or disclose the
contents to anyone. Please also delete it from your system and inform the
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Wandsworth Councils are monitored and may be subsequently disclosed to
authorised third parties, in accordance with relevant legislation.

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