Sussex Police Media Team

Tom Johnson made this Freedom of Information request to Sussex Police

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Dear Sussex Police,

I would like to request the following information:

1) How many staff are employed for Media relations, PR, Social Media, advertising or any similar job description, whereby they are not front line facing and perform a back office role associated with the self publication of the organisation and championing itself?

2) How many of these staff are full time?

3) What is the salary commitment for these staff in total?

4) What is the uplift since 2015 in these numbers and payroll cost difference?

Yours faithfully,

Tom Johnson

Sussex Police

Date: 07/03/2020

Your Ref: Freedom of Information request - Sussex Police Media Team

Our Ref: FOI 761/277/20

Contact Name: Roger Brace FOI Officer
Email : [email address]

Contact number: 101 ext 545251

Dear Tom,

Thank you for your request which was received by Sussex Police.

This request will be dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and you will receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act, from the date of receipt. In some circumstances Sussex Police may be unable to achieve this deadline. If this is likely you will be informed and given a revised time-scale at the earliest opportunity.

Some requests may also require either full or partial transference to another public authority in order to answer your query in the fullest possible way. Again, you will be informed if this is the case.

Please Note:
Sussex Police are currently receiving a high volume of FOI requests at a time of reduced staffing levels to process them. Every effort is being made to comply with the statutory 20 working day response deadline but on occasions this may not be possible – we apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Yours sincerely

FOI

Sussex Police HQ
Lewes
BN7 2DZ

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Dear Sussex Police,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Sussex Police's handling of my FOI request 'Sussex Police Media Team'.

I feel I have given you more than enough time and you have not even written to apologise for such a delay.
A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/s...

Yours faithfully,

Tom Johnson