Subject Access and Freedom of Information Requests

Will Minto made this Freedom of Information request to Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service as part of a batch sent to 45 authorities

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The request was successful.

Dear Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service,

I would like to request the following information related to Subject Access Requests:

1. How many Subject Access Requests (SAR) were received from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017?
2. How many Subject Access Requests (SAR) were received from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018?
3. How many Freedom of Information requests were received from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017?
4. How many Freedom of Information requests were received from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018?
5. What database or systems do you use to log and manage Freedom of Information Requests and Subject Access Requests?

Yours faithfully,

Will Minto

SIT_Mail, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Will

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

I acknowledge your request for information received on 12th November 2018.

 

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information
requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by
the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being
exempt, or containing a reference to a third party.

 

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions that may
prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an
assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the
information will not be released. You will be informed if this is the
case, including your rights of appeal.

 

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if this is the case.

 

There may be a fee payable for this information. This will be considered
and you will be informed if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must
be paid before the information is processed and released. The 20 working
day time limit for responses is suspended until receipt of the payment.

 

If required, the information may be provided in paper copy, normal font
size. If you would prefer an alternative format, e.g. language, audio,
large print, etc. then please let me know.

 

 

Unless otherwise stated, the information provided in response to this
request is made available under the Open Government Licence:
[1]http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/o...

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact:

 

Service Information Team

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

12 Geoff Monk Way,

Birstall,

Leicester,

LE4 3BU

Telephone:       0116 2872241

Email:                 [2][email address]

 

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone:       01625 545 700

[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Paul Botterill

Data Manager

 

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SIT_Mail, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Enquirer,

 

Your request for information has been processed under the Freedom of
Information (FOI) Act 2000.

 

The first duty of the Fire and Rescue Service in responding to your
request is to inform you whether or not the Service holds the information
you have requested.

 

I can confirm that Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service does hold the
information.

 

In response to your request, I can confirm as follows:

 

1.       How many Subject Access Requests (SAR) were received from 1st
April 2016 to 31st March 2017?

3

2.       How many Subject Access Requests (SAR) were received from 1st
April 2017 to 31st March 2018?

1

3.       How many Freedom of Information requests were received from 1st
April 2016 to 31st March 2017?

119

4.       How many Freedom of Information requests were received from 1st
April 2017 to 31st March 2018?

126

5.       What database or systems do you use to log and manage Freedom of
Information Requests and Subject Access Requests?

MS SharePoint 2016

Unless otherwise stated, the information provided in response to this
request is made available under the Open Government Licence:
[1]http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/o...

 

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request an internal review within 40 working days of us
issuing the original response.  Please submit requests in writing,
including your grounds for a review, to the Data Protection Officer,
 Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service, Fire Service Headquarters, 12,
Geoff Monk Way, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 3BU or by telephone on 0116 287
2241 or email to [2][email address]

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
you have the right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at: The
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745.
 Website [3]www.ico.org.uk. There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Regards

 

Maria Fiorino

Coordinator

Service Information

 

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

12 Geoff Monk Way

Birstall

Leicester

LE4 3BU

 

safer people, safer places

 

 

 

 

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