Invoices paid 2009 to 2013

brian ovens made this Freedom of Information request to Stirling Council

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The request was partially successful.

Dear Stirling Council,

Please provide me with a list of all individual invoices by
company/organisation name, date and amount over the sum of £500.00
received & paid by Stirling Council for the financial years
2009 to 2013

Please confirm the date the invoices were paid.

Yours faithfully,

brian ovens

FOI FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Mr Ovens

Your request for information has been logged and a response will be
issued no later than 8 July 2013. The request has been allocated
reference: FOI/5234.

Yours sincerely

Yvonne Reid
Admin Support Officer

Records & Information Compliance Team
Stirling Council
01786 442926
[Stirling Council request email]

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Dear FOI FOI,
I was wondering if you had my information yet?

Yours sincerely,

brian ovens

FOI FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Mr Ovens

I am sorry that you have not yet received a response to your request for information.

Your request was logged as FOI/5234 and was due for a response by 8 July.

The information you have requested runs to over 65,000 transactions, and we are currently checking through them to ensure that they contain no personal data.

I hope we will be able to provide a response to your request shortly.

Meanwhile, please note that as the Council has not provided you with a response to your request within the statutory timescale, you are entitled to request a review of the handling of your request. If you would like to request a review, please let me know.

I have attached some information below about your right to request a review, and after that to approach the Scottish Information Commissioner to ask him to investigate.

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request for information has been dealt with you are entitled to request a review of the actions and decisions made by the Council in relation to your request. You can, if you wish, ask informally for the reasoning behind the response, and if still dissatisfied you can request a formal review. In any case, your request for review must be in writing or some other permanent form stating your name and address for correspondence, and specifying the request for information to which your request for review relates and why you are dissatisfied with the response.

You must make your request for review not later than 40 working days after the expiry of the 20 working day period of response to your initial request by the Council or not later than 40 days after the receipt by you of the information provided, any fees notice issued or any notification of refusal or partial refusal.

Your request for review should be addressed in the first instance to:

Fiona Wilbraham, Records & Information Compliance Manager, Stirling Council, Viewforth, STIRLING FK8 2ET
email: [Stirling Council request email]

Fiona Wilbraham will then arrange for an appropriate officer to undertake a review.

Please note that in any e.mail you must state your name.

If you are dissatisfied with how your request for a review has been dealt with, then you are entitled to ask the Scottish Information Commissioner to investigate your case. You must ask the Scottish Information Commissioner no later than 6 months after the date of receipt by you of the notice or decision you are dissatisfied with or within 6 months of the expiry of the period of 20 working days from receipt by the Council of your request for review. You should write to;

The Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS
Tel 01334 464610
Email: [email address]

Yours sincerely

Fiona Wilbraham
Records & Information Compliance Manager
Stirling Council
01786 233988
[Stirling Council request email]

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Dear FOI FOI,
I am happy to wait for the information, thank you.

Yours sincerely,

brian ovens

FOI FOI, Stirling Council

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Dear Mr Ovens

I refer to your request for information, logged by us as FOI/5234, and
I apologise that this response is late.

You asked for details of payments over £500 by Stirling Council from
2009 to date.

I note that you made a previous request for similar information on 18
October 2010, logged by us as FOI/2926. According to Section 14 (1) of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act, the Council is not obliged to
respond to repeat requests for information. Therefore, for data for
2009, we would refer you to the response to your previous request which
is available here:
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/i...

The attached file contains a list of payments over £500 paid by
Stirling Council from 2010 to date.

Please note that personal details relating to payments to individuals
have been removed, under the exemption in Section 38(1)(b) of the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 relating to personal
information.

Section 38(1)(b) of the Act only exempts from disclosure information
which constitutes personal data if in addition the disclosure would
breach the Data Protection Principles contained within the Data
Protection Act 1998. In our view, disclosure of this personal
information would breach the First Data Protection Principle which
requires disclosures to be fair and lawful.

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request for
information has been dealt with you are entitled to request a review of
the actions and decisions made by the Council in relation to your
request. Your request for review must be in writing or some other
permanent form stating your name and address for correspondence, and
specifying the request for information to which your request for review
relates and why you are dissatisfied with the response.

You must make your request for review not later than 40 working days
after the expiry of the 20 working day period of response to your
initial request by the Council or not later than 40 days after the
receipt by you of the information provided, any fees notice issued or
any notification of refusal or partial refusal.

Your request for review should be addressed in the first instance to:
Records & Information Compliance Manager, Stirling Council, Viewforth,
STIRLING FK8 2ET email: [Stirling Council request email]

The Records & Information Compliance Manager will then arrange for an
appropriate officer to undertake a review.

Please note that in any email you must state your name.

If you are dissatisfied with how your request for a review has been
dealt with, then you are entitled to ask the Scottish Information
Commissioner to investigate your case. You must ask the Scottish
Information Commissioner no later than 6 months after the date of
receipt by you of the notice or decision you are dissatisfied with or
within 6 months of the expiry of the period of 20 working days from
receipt by the Council of your request for review. You should write
to;

The Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes
Road, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS, Tel: 01334 464610 Email:
[email address]

Yours sincerely

Fiona Wilbraham
Records & Information Compliance Manager
Stirling Council
01786 233988
[Stirling Council request email]

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Dear FOI FOI,
Thanks for reply but can you tell me why there are so many "personal name removed" listed? Under which statute do these people get protection? Surely it can't be the Data Protection Act as that would exclude everyone?

Yours sincerely,

brian ovens

FOI FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Mr Ovens,

Personal details relating to payments to individuals have been removed,
under the exemption in Section 38(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 relating to personal information.

Section 38(1)(b) of the Act only exempts from disclosure information
which constitutes personal data if in addition the disclosure would
breach the Data Protection Principles contained within the Data
Protection Act 1998. In our view, disclosure of this personal
information would breach the First Data Protection Principle which
requires disclosures to be fair and lawful.

Yours sincerely,

Barbara McMillan

Records & Information Compliance Team
Stirling Council
Viewforth, Stirling FK8 2ET
01786 233988
[Stirling Council request email]

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September 2013 11:11 >>>
Dear FOI FOI,
Thanks for reply but can you tell me why there are so many "personal
name removed" listed? Under which statute do these people get
protection? Surely it can't be the Data Protection Act as that would
exclude everyone?

Yours sincerely,

brian ovens

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