Dear Ebbsfleet Development Corporation,

I am writing to make a request for all the information to which I am entitled under Freedom of Information Act 2000. My requests are outlined below as specifically as possible to help you retrieve the information required. However, if any of the below is unclear, I would appreciate if you could contact me as I understand that under the act, you are required to assist requesters.

Please could you provide the following information:

1)How many employees are working for your organisation, including full-time, part-time, and contracted staff?
2)What is your annual intranet budget?
3)What is your current intranet solution? (e.g. Invotra, Sharepoint, Kahootz, Umbraco)
4)How long have you been using this solution, and when does your contract expire?
5)Do you work with an external partner to supply your intranet? If not, do you develop your intranet internally?
6)Which team/individual is responsible for managing your intranet internally?
7)Which other organisations have access to your intranet?
8)Do you share IT services with other organisations?
9) Are you using the Office 365 suite? If so, which applications from the suite are in use?
10)Who is responsible for your intranet’s procurement within the organisation?
11)Do you use Microsoft’s Active Directory to manage your people data? If so, is your Active Directory (AD) managed on-premise or in the cloud?
12)Do you use any other Software as a Service (SaaS) applications? (e.g. Atlassian/Jira, Slack, Trello, Xero)

If possible, please could you present the information via a Microsoft Word or Excel document, sent to me via email. I understand that under the act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 days and therefore I would appreciate if you could confirm receipt of my request.

Yours faithfully,
Deborah Manley

Contact Ebbsfleet DC, Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Our Ref: FOI 0022

Dear Deborah,

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information

Thank you for your email which was received by the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (EDC) on 18 October at 14.25, requesting information about our intranet system.

The EDC acknowledges receipt of your request and confirms that it will respond to you under the terms of FOIA and within 20 working days.

We will contact you if we require any further information.

Yours sincerely,
Elizabeth Roach
EA to CEO

The information that you supplied with your Request for information will be entered into a filing system and will only be accessed by authorised persons of the EDC or its agents. The information will be retained by the EDC and will only be used for the purpose of (a) processing your Request for information, and (b) for statistical and audit purposes. By supplying such information you consent to the EDC storing the information for the stated purpose. The information is held by the EDC in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

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Elizabeth Roach, Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Our Ref: FOI 0022

Dear Deborah,

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information

Thank you for your email which was received by the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (EDC) on 18 October requesting information about our intranet system.

Our response is as follows:-

Employee numbers for the EDC are stated in its annual report and accounts, which are available from

https://gbr01.safelinks.protection.outlo...

The EDC's ICT is provided (via a MoU) by its sponsor department, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government(MHCLG). The EDC does not have it's own intranet but is able to utilise MHCLG's.

MHCLG are based at 2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF

The information that you supplied with your Request for information will be entered into a filing system and will only be accessed by authorised persons of the EDC or its agents. The information will be retained by the EDC and will only be used for the purpose of (a) processing your Request for information, and (b) for statistical and audit purposes. By supplying such information you consent to the EDC storing the information for the stated purpose. The information is held by the EDC in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act.

Kind Regards

Elizabeth
EA to CEO

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