Procedures and Staff Guide to FOI Act and EIR

Peter Silverman made this Freedom of Information request to Hillingdon Borough Council

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Peter Silverman

Dear Hillingdon Borough Council,

Could you please let me have electronic copies of your procedures for handling requests for information under the Freedom Of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations including guidance notes for staff members

Yours faithfully,

Petter Silverman

foi, Hillingdon Borough Council

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Dear Mr Silverman

I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request below.

Please see attached for a copy of the London Borough of Hillingdons FOI
Policy & Procedure guide. Please note that these are in the process of
being reviewed in light of recent changes to how the Council handles FOI
requests.

I trust this provides you with the information you are seeking

If you wish to request an internal review of our response you should
write, within 2 months, to:

Principal Corporate Lawyer, Legal Services, Civic Centre, High St,
Uxbridge, UB8 1UW (or via email to [Hillingdon Borough Council request email] marked for the
attention of the Principal Corporate Lawyer).

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you
have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision.
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire,
SK9 5AF

If you wish to discuss this matter please do not hesitate to contact us
on the details below.

Richard Ingle
Data Protection &
Freedom of Information Officer

Legal Services (3E 04)
London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre
High Street
Uxbridge
UB8 1UW
01895 55(6923)

Please note, all material provided by the London Borough of Hillingdon
in response to your request for information is for your personal,
non-commercial use. The London Borough of Hillingdon reserves all
rights in the copyright of the information provided. Any unauthorised
copying or adaptation of the information without express written
confirmation from The London Borough of Hillingdon will constitute an
infringement of copyright. Any intention to re-use this information
commercially will require consent. Please forward any requests for
re-use of information to the Freedom of Information officer.

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03/06/10 10:23 >>>
Dear Hillingdon Borough Council,

Could you please let me have electronic copies of your procedures
for handling requests for information under the Freedom Of
Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations
including guidance notes for staff members

Yours faithfully,

Petter Silverman

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Peter Silverman left an annotation ()

The procedures supplied are dated 03/11/04 and include the same old a multi stage complaints procedure. No changes have been made despite constant claims over the last 2 years that the procedures were under review and the insistence by the Information Commissioner that LB Hillingdon should adopt a one stage complaints procedure
Peter Silverman