Request Information regarding Council Vehicle Fleet and Maintenance of Vehicles

Andrew Jennings made this Freedom of Information request to Northumberland County Council

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Dear Northumberland County Council,

I am the Managing Director of an Automotive Recruitment Company , the reason for my email is I would like to find out the following information from you .

1) Do you have an in House Fleet of Vehicles , ie Cars,Vans,Parks Equipment,HGV Lorries etc

2) Where are these Vehicles Serviced/Repaired , ie do you have your own Vehicle Workshops or is the work sent out to a Private company .

3) Do your Vehicle Workshops use Agency Staff (if you have own Workshop)

4) if you have your own Vehicle Workshops do you have a contact name and number please or email address of the person in charge of the Fleet or Vehicle Workshops

5) if the work is sent out do you have the name of the Company please

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Jennings

Northumberland County Council

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Dear Enquirer,

INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information which will be dealt with under
the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental
Information Regulations 2004.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know the likely charges before proceeding.

If you have any queries about this matter please contact us. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind regards

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

Northumberland County Council

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Our Ref: 3582   

Dear Enquirer,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to  house of
fleet vehicles 
Right of Access

Section 1(1) of the Act provides any person making a request for
information to a public authority is entitled.

(a) to be informed in writing by the public authority whether it holds
information of the description specified in the request (which Section
1(6) of the Act designates as the "duty to confirm or deny"), and

(b) if that is the case, to have that information communicated to him.

The right is to obtain access to the information itself and not to the
document or record which contains it.

The Act creates a general right of access to information held by public
authorities subject to various exemptions.

Northumberland County Council confirms that it holds the information you
have requested, please see the (attached/following) information in
response.

1) Do you have an in House Fleet of Vehicles , ie Cars,Vans,Parks
Equipment,HGV Lorries etc
Yes, approximately 670 registered vehicles and plant
2) Where are these Vehicles Serviced/Repaired , ie do you have your own
Vehicle Workshops or is the work sent out to a Private company . The
Council has 4 inhouse repair workshops based at Alnwick, Blyth, Stakeford
and Hexham
3) Do your Vehicle Workshops use Agency Staff (if you have own
Workshop) NO

4) if you have your own Vehicle Workshops do you have a contact name and
number please or email address of the person in charge of the Fleet or
Vehicle Workshops. Derek Neil, Assistant Fleet Manager - Operations
([1][email address])
5) if the work is sent out do you have the name of the Company please. Not
applicable

Complaints

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handled, you can request an internal review by writing within 2 months
from the date of this response to the Information Governance Office:

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF

Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]

Information Commissioner

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have a
right by Section 50 of the Act to apply to the Information Commissioner
for a decision as to whether your request has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of the Act at:

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Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Tel: 01625 545 745
Email: [email address]

There is no charge for making an appeal.

Yours sincerely

FOI Coordinator - Local Service and Housing Delivery 
Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

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