The Official Secrets Acts 1911 - 1989

Ryan Jarvis made this Freedom of Information request to Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel as part of a batch sent to 388 authorities

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Dear Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel,

I am writing to respectfully make a request in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. My request is as follows:-

1) Please, can you provide a list of all employee roles who are employed by your authority and are subject to the provisions as set out in the Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989?

This can be provided in any format, however, a spreadsheet detailing each role and a mark as to whether the role requires the role holder to sign a declaration as to their recognition of being bound thus required to comply with the Act(s).

2) Please provide a disclosure of the format used by your authority which requires the signature of any role holder who is subject to provisions as set out in the Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 such as an "Official Secrets Acts & Confidentiality Declaration"

If I am able to provide any further information in order to assist your search for information in order to successfully respond to this request, please do not hesitate to contact me.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours faithfully,

Ryan Jarvis

Freedom of Information, Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel

Bedford BC - OFFICIAL-Unsecure

 

Dear Ryan Jarvis

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No. 15009

 

Thank you for your e-mail requesting information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

We will proceed with the request which we received 19^th November 2019. It
is our intention to have the information delivered to you as soon as
possible otherwise within the statutory 20 working days.

 

In consideration of the request, which may be subject to any exemptions
the Council may rely on to refuse the request, some of which are absolute
and some of which only apply where the public interest in maintaining the
exemption outweighs that in disclosing the information.

 

Any future correspondence you may have with the Council in relation to
this matter should be emailed to [1][email address]

 

Yours sincerely

 

Oliver Walton

Records Support Officer

Bedford Borough Council

Borough Hall

Please reply to:  [2][email address]

 

 

 

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Samaira Hussain, Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel

Bedford BC - OFFICIAL-Unsecure

Dear Mr Jarvis

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No. 15009

Thank you for your recent enquiry for information held by the Council.

Unfortunately we are unable to process your request as we have insufficient detail from you to identify the information you require.

Is your FOI request regarding the members of the Bedfordshire Police & Crime panel or the employees of Bedford Borough Council?

When we have received your response, we will contact you again to provide details of when you might expect to receive the information from us.

Any future correspondence you may have with the Council in relation to this matter should be emailed to [email address]

Yours sincerely

Kind regards

Samaira Hussain
Senior Legal Practice Clerk
Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
Bedford  MK42 9AP

Tel: 01234 228943
Ext. 42943

Website: www.bedford.gov.uk
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Dear Samaira Hussain,

I can confirm that this particular request relates to Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel.

Yours sincerely,

Ryan Jarvis

Samaira Hussain, Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel

Bedford BC - OFFICIAL-Unsecure

 

Dear Mr Jarvis

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No. 15009

 

I refer to your recent enquiry for information held by the Council. 

 

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, the authority must
state whether or not the information exists and I confirm that we do hold
the information you requested.

 

Please find the information you requested below:

 

1) Please, can you provide a list of all employee roles who are employed
by your authority and are subject to the provisions as set out in the
Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989?

This can be provided in any format, however, a spreadsheet detailing each
role and a mark as to whether the role requires the role holder to sign a
declaration as to their recognition of being bound thus required to comply
with the Act(s).

 

The Police and Crime Panel is a statutory Panel established under the
Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.  The membership of the
Panel is drawn from the elected members of the constituent councils and
Independent Members who are local residents. The Panel does have
employees. The Official Secrets Act does not apply to members of the Panel
in their capacity as members of the Panel.

 

2) Please provide a disclosure of the format used by your authority which
requires the signature of any role holder who is subject to provisions as
set out in the Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 such as an "Official
Secrets Acts & Confidentiality Declaration"

 

Please see above.

 

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your
own purposes, including any non-commercial research you are doing and for
the purposes of news reporting. Any other re-use, for example commercial
publication, would require the permission of the copyright holder.  For
further information regarding Re-use of Public Sector information please
see link below.

 

If after viewing the information you are for whatever reason unhappy with
our response to your application you are entitled to pursue any
dissatisfaction through the Council's Internal Review Procedure.  Pursuant
to Section 17 (7) of the Act the procedure provided by the Council for
dealing with complaints about the determination of this request for
information is the Council’s FOI Complaints Procedure, a copy of which can
be obtained on request or is set out at: 
[1]https://www.bedford.gov.uk/council-and-d...

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Samaira Hussain

Senior Legal Practice Clerk

Borough Hall

Cauldwell Street

Bedford  MK42 9AP

 

Tel: 01234 228943

Ext. 42943

 

Website: www.bedford.gov.uk

Twitter: @bedfordtweets

Facebook: [2]https://www.facebook.com/bedfordboroughc...

 

Bedford Borough Council - Working with our partners to make the borough a
better place to live, work and visit.

 

 

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be sent encrypted.

 

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the property of Bedford Borough Council. Any opinions expressed in this
mail do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Bedford Borough Council.

Bedford Borough Council is continuously working towards the requirements
of the Public Sector Network and Data Protection legislation.  Data
Subjects may exercise their information rights by contacting
[email address].

 

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Samaira Hussain, Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel

Bedford BC - OFFICIAL-Unsecure

 

Dear Mr Jarvis

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No. 15009

 

I refer to your recent enquiry for information held by the Council. 

 

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, the authority must
state whether or not the information exists and I confirm that we do hold
the information you requested.

 

Please find the information you requested below:

 

1) Please, can you provide a list of all employee roles who are employed
by your authority and are subject to the provisions as set out in the
Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989?

This can be provided in any format, however, a spreadsheet detailing each
role and a mark as to whether the role requires the role holder to sign a
declaration as to their recognition of being bound thus required to comply
with the Act(s).

 

The Police and Crime Panel is a statutory Panel established under the
Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.  The membership of the
Panel is drawn from the elected members of the constituent councils and
Independent Members who are local residents. The Panel does have
employees. The Official Secrets Act does not apply to members of the Panel
in their capacity as members of the Panel.

 

2) Please provide a disclosure of the format used by your authority which
requires the signature of any role holder who is subject to provisions as
set out in the Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 such as an "Official
Secrets Acts & Confidentiality Declaration"

 

Please see above.

 

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your
own purposes, including any non-commercial research you are doing and for
the purposes of news reporting. Any other re-use, for example commercial
publication, would require the permission of the copyright holder.  For
further information regarding Re-use of Public Sector information please
see link below.

 

If after viewing the information you are for whatever reason unhappy with
our response to your application you are entitled to pursue any
dissatisfaction through the Council's Internal Review Procedure.  Pursuant
to Section 17 (7) of the Act the procedure provided by the Council for
dealing with complaints about the determination of this request for
information is the Council’s FOI Complaints Procedure, a copy of which can
be obtained on request or is set out at: 
[1]https://www.bedford.gov.uk/council-and-d...

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Samaira Hussain

Senior Legal Practice Clerk

Borough Hall

Cauldwell Street

Bedford  MK42 9AP

 

Tel: 01234 228943

Ext. 42943

 

Website: www.bedford.gov.uk

Twitter: @bedfordtweets

Facebook: [2]https://www.facebook.com/bedfordboroughc...

 

Bedford Borough Council - Working with our partners to make the borough a
better place to live, work and visit.

 

 

Information security classification of this email: OFFICIAL-Unsecure

 

EMAIL CLASSIFICATION DEFINED:

*** OFFICIAL-INTERNAL: This message is intended for internal recipients
only.

*** OFFICIAL-UNSECURE:  This message and any attached file(s) do not
contain personal or sensitive information which requires it to be sent
encrypted.

*** OFFICIAL-SECURE: Either this message or any attached file contains
either personal or commercially sensitive information that requires it to
be sent encrypted.

 

All email traffic may be subject to recording and/or monitoring in
accordance with relevant legislation. This email and any attached file are
the property of Bedford Borough Council. Any opinions expressed in this
mail do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Bedford Borough Council.

Bedford Borough Council is continuously working towards the requirements
of the Public Sector Network and Data Protection legislation.  Data
Subjects may exercise their information rights by contacting
[email address].

 

References

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2. https://www.facebook.com/bedfordboroughc...