Internal Auditors

Gwen Swinburn made this Freedom of Information request to North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

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Dear North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

I notice that at some point you changed auditors from Veritau.
1. Can you furnish all recorded information regarding the decision/reason /process for changing internal auditors.

2. Please provide the call for tenders, numbers and bidders prices and how selection was made.

3. For the last 5 years please provide the costs paid out for the standard internal audit, and separately any additional fees for extra services.

4. Please furnish the contract and SLA and the length of each.

Thank you

Gwen

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Dear Ms Swinburn,

Thank you for your email below to the office.

I have sent the below FOI through to the Civil Disclosure team at North Yorkshire Police.

Kind Regards

Holly Earnshaw
Caseworker to the Police & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire
 
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
for North Yorkshire
 
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Dear North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner's handling of my FOI request 'Internal Auditors'. As it has not been responded to.

[ GIVE DETAILS ABOUT YOUR COMPLAINT HERE ]

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,

Gwen Swinburn

Good Morning Ms Swinburn,

I have sent the following request through to the Civil Disclosure team at North Yorkshire Police.

Kind Regards

Holly Earnshaw
Caseworker to the Police & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire
 
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
for North Yorkshire
 
Website: http://www.northyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/northyorkspcc
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Bates, Robert,

Good afternoon,

Following consultation with the relevant business areas, we have established that we have not used Veritau for internal audit purposes as suggested within your request.

The following hyperlink refers to North Yorkshire Police's current contract with Baker Tilly Risk Advisory Services for Internal Auditing services which commenced on 01 October 2015.

https://www.blpd.gov.uk/foi/foicontractv...

We are however able to respond to your request and provide information in connection with the above change in service provider in 2015. We are currently in the process of collating this information and we would be grateful for your patience whilst we endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible.

Kind regards,

Robert Bates
Collar Number 5480
Legal Officer (Civil Disclosure)
North Yorkshire Police

Committed to the Code of Ethics
 
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Dear Bates, Robert,

Please can you put this to internal review, I have been very patient.

Yours sincerely,

Gwen Swinburn

Neil Wilby left an annotation ()

Yet another non-compliant FOIA request prevaricated over by North Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner.

Request submitted on 8th May, 2017. Two months later, no finalisation or s17 notice issued.

On the extensive evidence I hold, and that available here on the What Do They Know website, Julia Mulligan and her Civil Disclosure Unit, have absolutely no regard for their lawful duties.

Dear Bates, Robert,
I am now referring this to the ICO. I have really been very patient, I'll lodge as a refusal

Yours sincerely,

Gwen Swinburn

Bates, Robert,

I am currently on leave until Thursday 24th August 2017 and will respond to emails upon my return.

Please direct any urgent queries or FOI responses to the Civil Disclosure Unit to ensure all matters are handled within the relevant timescales;

[email address]

Bates, Robert,

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Dear Ms Swinburn,

 

Please find attached North Yorkshire Police’s response to your Freedom of
Information Act request referenced 0121.2017-18. I wish to apologise for
the delay in providing you with our reply, we were required to consult
with a number of stake holders which attributed to the delay.

 

Kind regards,

 

Robert

 

Robert Bates

Collar Number 5480

Legal Officer (Civil Disclosure)

North Yorkshire Police

 

Committed to the Code of Ethics

 

Dial 101, press option 2 and ask for me by my full name or collar number.
If using my collar number please state each number individually.

 

Web: [1]www.northyorkshire.police.uk

Facebook: [2]www.facebook.com/NorthYorkshirePolice

Twitter: [3]www.twitter.com/NYorksPolice

 

Please note  that North Yorkshire Police is moving to its new HQ from 5
July 2017. With immediate effect the address is:

 

North Yorkshire Police HQ

Alverton Court

Crosby Road

Northallerton

North Yorkshire

DL6 1BF

 

The DX will remain as DX 68810 Northallerton 2 and telephone numbers will
remain the same.

 

 

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Gwen Swinburn left an annotation ()

I think NYP is being economical with the truth here. After ignoring my request and breaching all timeframes NYP was forced by direction of the ICO to furnish a reply. So nearly 7 months later NYP forced to reply.

Gwen Swinburn