Online petitions

Etienne Pollard made this Freedom of Information request to Hertsmere Borough Council

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Dear Hertsmere Borough Council,

I am writing to make an FOI request. I would like to request details of the budget that has been spent and/or allocated in the current financial year and the next financial year for the procurement of the online petitions solution used to satisfy the requirement of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Yours faithfully,

Etienne Pollard

foi, Hertsmere Borough Council

Dear Mr Pollard

I am writing to acknowledge your written request for information received
on 23 September 2010.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information
requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by
the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being
exempt or containing reference to a third party.

The Act defines a number of exemptions, which may prevent release of the
information you have requested. There will be an assessment of your
request and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information
may be withheld. You will be informed if this is the case, including your
rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
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If a fee is payable for this information then you will be informed prior
to any further action being taken. In this event the fee must be paid
before the information is processed and released. The 20 working day time
limit for the response is suspended until receipt of payment.

If you have any queries about the processing of your request then please
do not hesitate to contact me.

Further information about access to information can be obtained from
Hertsmere Borough Council or the Information Commissioner's Office.

Hertsmere Borough Council

Civic Offices

Elstree Way

Borehamwood

WD6 1WA

Telephone 020 8207 2277

[1]www.hertsmere.gov.uk

Information Commissioners Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone 01625 545700

[2]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Please include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence
related to this request.

Thank you for your request.

Kind regards

Tom Jackson

Information Services

Tel: 020 8207 7821.

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foi, Hertsmere Borough Council

Dear Mr Pollard

I am writing in response to your request received by email on 23 September
2010 requesting information regarding online petitions.

Your request has now been considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act and we are able to respond as follows.

Your Request:

I am writing to make an FOI request. I would like to request details of
the budget that has been spent and/or allocated in the current financial
year and the next financial year for the procurement of the online
petitions solution used to satisfy the requirement of the Local Democracy,
Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Our Response:

The implementation cost of the e-petitions system was £4,150. This was
included in the budget for the financial year 2009/10. There are no
ongoing costs related to the system.

If you have any queries about the processing of your request then please
do not hesitate to contact me. Further information explaining the
Council's process for responding to information requests together with a
complaints/appeals procedure is available in our reception or via our
website at:

http://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/councildemoc...

The Information Commissioner oversees the application of the Freedom of
Information Act. You may contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office

Wycliffe House, Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545700

Website: www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Please include the above reference number on all correspondence related to
this request.

Thank you for your request.

Kind regards

Tom Jackson

Information Services

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