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

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Dear Surrey 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

FOI/COR/SCC, Surrey County Council

Dear Mr Jackson

YOUR REQUEST REF NO 17368 UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

Thank you for your requests for information received on the 2 October 2017. Your request reference is as above.

We will respond to your request as soon as possible and in any event within 20 working days from the date of receipt of your request. If you wish to contact me to discuss the progress of your request, please use the contact details given below and quote the reference number given above.

Kind regards
Maggie Mc Cormack
Services Support Officer
Legal Democratic & Cultural Services

Corporate Information Governance Team (Room 138) | Surrey County Council | County Hall | Penrhyn Road | Kingston upon Thames | Surrey | KT1 2DN
Tel: 020 8541 9130 | Email:

FOI/COR/SCC, Surrey County Council

Dear Mr Jackson

 

YOUR REQUEST REF NO. 17368 UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

We have considered your request which was for the information set out
below.

 

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),

 

360

 

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

 

24 – These were re-logged on our system as subject access requests and
would be included in the figure in 1) above.  The requesters used our
online form for freedom of information requests rather than our online
form for subject access requests in the majority of the cases.

 

We supply this information based on your original request. Please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above address if you have any queries
regarding the information supplied.  Remember to quote the reference
number above in any future communications.

 

If you are unhappy with the handling of your request for information and
wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, in the first
instance you should contact the County Council, quoting your request
number given above, at:

 

Freedom of Information Officer

Surrey County Council

Legal Democratic & Cultural Services

County Hall

Penrhyn Road

Kingston upon Thames

Surrey

KT1 2DN

[Surrey County Council request email]

 

If you are not satisfied by the County Council’s response to your
complaint, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for
a decision.  The Information Commissioner will normally expect you to have
exhausted our complaints procedure.  The Information Commissioner can be

contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Mrs Mary J Elliott

Freedom of Information Officer

Legal, Democratic and Cultural Services

(Mondays to Thursdays)

 

Corporate Information Governance Team (Room 138) |  Democratic Services |
Surrey County Council | County Hall | Penrhyn Road | Kingston upon Thames
| Surrey | KT1 2DN

Tel: 020 8541 7969 | Email: [1][Surrey County Council request email]

 

 

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