Number of Freedom of Information Requests Received

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Dear City of York Council,

I would like to request information on the number of freedom of information (FOI) requests made to the City of York Council (the council) during the Covid19 pandemic. Specifically I would like to know:

a) how many FOI requests were received by the council per week starting from and including the week of the 23rd of March 2020 up to and including the week commencing the 22nd of June.

b) how many FOI requests were individually responded to by the council per week starting from and including the week of the 23rd of March 2020 up to and including the week commencing the 22nd of June.

b) how many FOI requests were awaiting a response by the council per week starting from and including the week of the 23rd of March 2020 up to and including the week commencing the 22nd of June.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Best wishes,
Logan Robin

foi@york.gov.uk, City of York Council

Thank you for your email. Please note this is an automatically generated receipt to let you know we have received your email.

As we are all facing unprecedented challenges during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please be aware that we may take longer to respond to your request.

For information:
* The timescale for responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Environmental Information Regulation (EIR) requests is up to 20 working days. We will contact you promptly if we need you to clarify your request or an extension to complete a public interest test.

* The timescale for responding to requests for a review, for FOIA or EIR responses, is up to 20 working days. You are also able to contact the Information Commissioner, contact details below:

* The timescale for responding to your rights in relation to personal data eg: subject access to records (SAR) request, is up to 1 month. We will contact you promptly if we require further information from you, or an extension.

* The timescale for responding to requests for a review, of responses to your rights regarding personal data, is up to 1 month. You are also able to contact the Information Commissioner, contact details below:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number
Fax: 01625 524 510
Or email: [email address]<mailto:[email address]> (please include your telephone number in your email)

Regards
Information governance, complaints and feedback team

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