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Maria Zuffova made this Freedom of Information request to Birmingham City Council

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Dear Birmingham City Council,

in accordance with The Freedom of Information Act 2000 I would like
to kindly ask you to provide me with the following information:

1. Number of all freedom of information requests submitted to the
Birmingham City Council in years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. If
possible, I would be interested in their breakdown according to
channels through which these were submitted by requesters (for
instance, number of FOI requests submitted by WhatDoTheyKnow.com,
regular e-mail, phone call, post, in person etc.)

2. Number of freedom of information requests that were granted in
full in years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Again, if possible,
I would be interested in their breakdown according to channels
through which these were submitted by requesters.

3. Number of freedom of information requests that were withheld in
full in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Again, if possible, I
would be interested in their breakdown according to channels
through which these were submitted by requesters.

4. Number of freedom of information requests that were granted in
part in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Again, if possible, I
would be interested in their breakdown according to channels
through which these were submitted by requesters.

5. What were the most commonly applied exemptions or exceptions to
FOIA in these years?

Thank you for your response.

Kind regards,

Maria Zuffova

FOI Mailbox, Birmingham City Council

Dear Ms Zuffova

 

We acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request dated 29
February 2016 and we will be in touch with you again in due course.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know.  A fees notice will be issued to you and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

If you require any further information or are not happy with our response
please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team on 0121 303 4876.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Corporate Information Governance Team

 

 

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FOI Mailbox, Birmingham City Council

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Dear Ms Zuffova

 

Please see the attached for your Freedom of Information request.

 

Yours sincerely

Corporate Information Governance Team

 

 

10 Woodcock Street

Aston

Birmingham

B7 4BL

Telephone: 0121 303 4876/2080

 

 

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Dear Information Governance Team,
Thank you very much for your response and disclosed information.
Yours sincerely,
Maria Zuffova

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