Dear Richmond upon Thames 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?
Handle as: Official
Our Ref: L/KU/richmond21483
Dear Nick Jackson
Thank you for your request for information received on 2 October 2017.
Your request is being considered and the information will be provided
within the 20 working day statutory timescale, this is subject to the
information not being exempt or containing reference to any third party.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 defines a number of exemptions, if any
of these exemptions apply to the information you have requested then the
information may not be released. You will be informed if this is the case
along with details of your right to appeal.
The application of an exemption may mean that the information you have
requested may take longer to provide than the 20 working day limit. If
this is the case you will be notified in writing along with the additional
time required to consider your application.
If the information you have requested contains references to a third party
then they may have to be consulted before the information can be released.
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