Dear Central Scotland Police,

I would like to request a structure chart and job descriptions for the media relations/press office team.

What is the budget for this team/unit?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Aaron Cooper

Freedom Of Information, Central Scotland Police

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Dear Mr Cooper,

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Acknowledgement

Thank you for your request for information received on 20 August
2012, which is being dealt with in accordance with the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Your request has been given the unique
Reference Number: 08-028 and this should be quoted on all
correspondence.  

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Yours sincerely

 

Susan

FOI and Information Access Officer

Central Scotland Police
Police Headquarters
Randolphfield
Stirling  FK8 2HD

Tel:       01786 456000
Fax:      01786 456388
Email:   [Central Scotland Police request email]

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Dear Mr Cooper,
 
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Thank you for your request for information received below. I have dealt
with this request in accordance with the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002 and respond as follows :

Requests and Responses

Q1. I would like to request a structure chart and job descriptions for the
media relations/press office team. 
 
Response:
Within the Media team at Central Scotland Police we have a Media and
Communications Manager, Media Officer, Web Manager and Modern Apprentice.
  Our Media and Communications Manager is currently seconded to
the National Police Reform Project. There is an alternative line
manager currently in place.
 
Please find attached job descriptions for Head of Media & Communication,
Media Officer and Web Manager.
 
We do not have a job description for the Modern Apprentice post. Therefore
under Part 1, Section 17, 1 (b) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002 requires Central Scotland Police to advise you that we do not
hold the information you have requested.
 
Q2. What is the budget for this team/unit?
 
Response:
The Media Officer and Corporate Communications Officer annual salary for
the past year is within the band AP4 (£23,961 - £26,595)
The Media & Communications Manager annual salary for the past year is
within the band  PO3 (£41,631-£44,631).
The Web Manager annual salary for the past year is within the band AP5
(£27,420 - £29,931)
The Modern Apprentice annual salary for the year is MO11 - £8,500
 
In addition to the salary budget there is an advertising budget of
approximately £10k for this team.
 
I trust this information will be of assistance to you.

You should be aware that Central Scotland Police hold the Copyright for
the material provided and it may not be reproduced in any format or media
without acquiring specific permission. This will also be subject to the
material not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context.
The source of the material must then be acknowledged as Central Scotland
Police, and the title of the document must be included when being
reproduced as part of another publication or service.

Police forces in the United Kingdom are routinely required to provide
crime statistics to government bodies and the recording criteria is set
nationally. However, the systems used for recording these figures are not
generic, nor are the procedures used locally in capturing the crime data.
It should be noted that for these reasons this force's response to your
questions should not be used for comparison purposes with any other
response you may receive.

If you require any clarification, please do not hesitate to contact me on
01786 456000 or Email:  [1][email address].police.uk  . However,
if you are not satisfied with the way in which your request has been
handled, you are entitled, in the first instance, to request a Review of
the decisions made.  Should you wish to request a Review, please write to
Head of Professional Standards, Professional Standards Department, Central
Scotland Police, Police Headquarters, Randolphfield, Stirling FK8 2HD
within 40 working days of receiving this correspondence

If, after receiving a response, you remain dissatisfied, you have six
months within which you may Appeal to the Scottish Information
Commissioner who can be contacted at Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St
Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS. Phone: 01334 464610 Fax: 01334 464611 or Email
[2][email address] .

Yours sincerely,

Susan

FOI and Information Access Officer

Central Scotland Police
Police Headquarters
Randolphfield
Stirling  FK8 2HD

Tel:       01786 456000
Fax:      01786 456388
Email:   [Central Scotland Police request email]

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