Dear Lewes District Council,

Where the council is responsible for On-Street and Off Street pay and display car parking (excluding Off-Street pay-on-foot and pay-on-exit car parks, permits, season tickets, PCN and other income)
For the period 01/04/2018 to 31/03/2019, please could you tell me:

The total number of Off Street pay and display parking transactions/tickets sold (all payment methods)
The total number of On Street pay and display parking transactions/tickets sold (all payment methods)

Total Off Street pay and display income (all payment methods)
Total On Street pay and display income (all payment methods)

Total number of Off Street pay and display parking transactions/tickets sold via a pay by phone provider e.g. RingGo
Total number of On Street pay and display parking transactions/tickers sold via a pay by phone provider e.g. RingGo

Total Off Street pay and display income processed via a pay by phone provider e.g RingGo
Total On Street pay and display income processed via a pay by phone provider e.g RingGo

Total number of Off Street pay and display parking machines
Total number of On Street pay and display parking machines

Do any of these parking machines have provision for credit/debit card processing via chip/pin and/or contactless payment?

Yours faithfully,

Ms Bradley

Thank you for your information request received today.

 

I am currently reviewing your request and investigating whether there is
any information available for disclosure.  The Council, in accordance with
Section 10 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the Act’), will reply
to your request promptly and in any event not later than the twentieth
working day following the date of receipt. Subject Access Requests will be
responded to within one calendar month in line with the GDPR (General Data
Protection Regulation).

 

In accordance with section 8(1)(b) of the Act and related guidance from
the Information Commissioner’s Office, the Council reserves the right to
treat any request for information as invalid unless the requester supplies
their real name.  In such cases, the Council may request proof of
identity.

 

 

Please contact me again if you require any assistance with your request
and I will do my best to provide the relevant help and advice.

 

Kind Regards

 

 

Information Governance Officer

Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council

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Dear Ms. Bradley,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request dated 22 October 2019 
which has been registered under reference FOI 10078.

 

Where the council is responsible for On-Street and Off Street pay and
display car parking (excluding Off-Street pay-on-foot and pay-on-exit car
parks, permits, season tickets, PCN and other income) For the period
01/04/2018 to 31/03/2019, please could you tell me:

The total number of Off Street pay and display parking
transactions/tickets sold (all payment methods) The total number of On
Street pay and display parking transactions/tickets sold (all payment
methods)

Total Off Street pay and display income (all payment methods) Total On
Street pay and display income (all payment methods)

Total number of Off Street pay and display parking transactions/tickets
sold via a pay by phone provider e.g. RingGo Total number of On Street pay
and display parking transactions/tickers sold via a pay by phone provider
e.g. RingGo

Total Off Street pay and display income processed via a pay by phone
provider e.g RingGo Total On Street pay and display income processed via a
pay by phone provider e.g RingGo

Total number of Off Street pay and display parking machines Total number
of On Street pay and display parking machines

Do any of these parking machines have provision for credit/debit card
processing via chip/pin and/or contactless payment?

 

As the Council has concerns over the receipt of anonymous and, possibly,
pseudonymous requests, it has decided to tighten procedures and reserves
the right to ask for proof of identity. Therefore I would appreciate it if
you could provide, electronically or otherwise, some proof of your
identity.

 

The usual forms of proof such as passport, drivers licence or a utility
bill are acceptable but other formats will be considered as long as they
demonstrate the genuine identity of the requestor.

 

A request for information must contain the ‘real name’ and address of the
requestor:

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 8(1)(b):

 

In this Act any reference to a “request for information” is a reference to
such a request which—

 

        “…states the name of the applicant and an address for
correspondence”

 

I have attached the ICO guidance (Identity or motives of the applicant)
and would draw your attention to the section on page 4.

 

Alternatively, you are entitled to appeal to the Information Governance
Appeals Officer -

 

Information Governance Appeals Officer

Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council

1 Grove Road

EASTBOURNE

BN21 4TW

 

Email: [1][email address]

 

 

For your information the responsible authority for on street parking is
East Sussex County Council and their Freedom of Information Officer can be
contacted at the address below.

Freedom of Information Officer

East Sussex County Council

W1D, D Floor, West Block

County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes

BN7 1UE

Tel: 01273 482913

Email: [2][email address]

 

In the meantime your request has been put on hold until I receive your
reply.  If I do not hear from you within 30 working days of the date of
this email I will assume that you no longer wish to proceed with your
information request, and will take no further action.

 

 

Regards,

 

Kevin Rance

Information Governance Officer

Tel: +44(0)1273 471600

[3][email address]

Lewes and Eastbourne Legal Services acting on behalf of Lewes District
Council and Eastbourne Borough Council

 

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