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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please provide a copy of the latest version of the following training materials:

UC112 AV

Yours faithfully,

Sophie Howes

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Dear Sophie Howes,

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Terry Windrush left an annotation ()

Surely all documents are archived within document management system. With the exception of possibly videos, it should be just a case of copying and zipping to archive and posting.

The suggestion that this task will exceed allowable time in ludicrous.

James C Kelsall left an annotation ()

I don't think it's necessarily ridiculous to suggest that the requests might (collectively) exceed the cost limit - the time taken to go through the videos will be at least the total length of the videos, probably far more. Its not realistically possible to say with any certainty without knowing the number of videos (or their lengths). Videos which relate to case studies may take far longer.

I'll also add that it's possible that the videos don't add much to the core of the training materials - training videos can often just be the same as written materials but more verbose.

Excluding the videos, I would agree with Terry - even factoring in the time taken to redact case studies, I can't see any reason why the requests would exceed the cost limit.

It may be worth asking them to consider sending everything except the videos.