Totals for FOI Requests and FOI Section 21 Exemptions in 2016

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Dear Basildon Borough Council,

I would like to make an FOI request for the following pieces of information:

1) How many FOI requests did you receive in the year Jan 1st 2016 - Dec 31st 2016 (or your equivalent business/financial year), and;

2) How many FOI Section 21 exemptions did you employ during this same time period?

Yours faithfully,

Nick Jackson

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Dear Mr Jackson

I refer to your Freedom of Information request submitted on 03/10/2017.

I have detailed below the Council’s response.

1) How many FOI requests did you receive in the year Jan 1st 2016 - Dec
31st 2016 (or your equivalent business/financial year), and;

A) We received in total 702 FOI requests for the period 1st Jan 2016 -
31st Dec 2016.

2) How many FOI Section 21 exemptions did you employ during this same time
period?

A) We applied Section 21 81 times.

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