Totals for Subject Access Requests and FOI Section 40(1) Exemptions in 2016

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Dear North Yorkshire County Council,

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

1) How many Subject Access Requests did you receive in the year Jan 1st 2016 to Dec 31st 2016 (or your equivalent business/financial year), and;

2) How many FOI Section 40(1) exemptions did you employ during this same time period?

Yours faithfully,

Nick Jackson

North Yorkshire County Council

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Dear Mr Jackson,

Thank you for your request for information

Please find the response to your request below

1) How many Subject Access Requests did you receive in the year Jan 1st 2016 to Dec 31st 2016 (or your equivalent business/financial year), and;

The County Council records its performance statistics by financial year. In 2016/2017 the County Council received 247 individual requests under Section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (Subject Access Request).

2) How many FOI Section 40(1) exemptions did you employ during this same time period?

FOI Section 40 (1) exemption was employed 173 times.

Kind regards

Paul Atkinson, for

Information Governance Manager
North Yorkshire County Council
01609 533219 [North Yorkshire County Council request email]

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