social work staff employed directly in the youth court and their role.

North Lanarkshire Council did not have the information requested.

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am requesting the following information, the number of social work staff employed in the youth court in Hamilton and their role.

Yours faithfully,

John Smth

McKay Neil, North Lanarkshire Council

Dear Mr. Smith

I acknowledge receipt of your email which is receiving attention.

I shall contact you again when I am in a position to respond more fully to
your request.

Yours sincerely

Neil McKay

For Corporate Freedom of Information Officer

Corporate Services

Civic Centre

Windmillhill Street

Motherwell ML1 1AB

Tel: 01698 302 484

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Hazarika Sandra, North Lanarkshire Council

Dear Mr. Smith,

Request for Information

I refer again to your e-mail dated 21 June 2009 seeking information on
staff employed in the Youth Court in Hamilton.

Having investigated, I regret to advise you that North Lanarkshire Council
is not the authority for the Youth Court in Hamilton and, accordingly, in
terms of Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 I
must advise you that the information requested is not held.

In order to assist you, however, you may wish to contact South Lanarkshire
Council Headquarters in Hamilton who might be in a position to assist you.

I can advise that North Lanarkshire Council, having regard to the
provisions of Section 21 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
2002, has established a procedure whereby any person who has requested
information and is in any way dissatisfied with the decision on that
request, can require a review of that decision by writing to the Executive
Director of Corporate Services, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street,
Motherwell ML1 1AB. Accordingly, if you are dissatisfied with this
decision and seek such review please write to the Executive Director of
Corporate Services.

I would advise, also, that in terms of Section 47 of the Act a person who
is dissatisfied with a notice given by the local authority under Section
21 of the Act - ie. a notice following a review of a decision by a local
authority, or by the failure of a local authority to give such a notice -
may make application to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a
decision as to whether, in any respect specified in that application, the
request for information to which the requirement relates has been dealt
with in accordance with the Act. Such an application must be in writing
or in another form which, by reason of it having some permanency is
capable of being used for subsequent reference - for example a recording
made in audio or video tape - must state the name of the applicant and an
address for correspondence and must specify the request for information to
which the requirement for review relates, the matter which gave rise to
the applicant's dissatisfaction with the original decision of the local
authority and the matter which gives rise to the applicant's
dissatisfaction with the decision on review by the local authority or the
failure of the local authority to issue such a decision. The Scottish
Information Commissioner can be contacted as follows:-

Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St. Andrew's

KY16 9DS

I hope this information is sufficient for your purpose. If, however, you
require further information - or I can assist in any other way - please
let me know.

Yours sincerely,

Sandra Hazarika

For Corporate Freedom of Information Officer

North Lanarkshire Council

Civic Centre

Windmillhill Street

Motherwell

ML1 1AB

(01698) 302232

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