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FOI Figures

Request Description

1. Number of FOI (including EIR) requests received per year.

2. Percentage of requests in Q1 answered in 20 working days.

3. Number of FOI (including EIR) requests by requester type. e.g. broken down by requests from the media, business, student, MP etc. (where obvious from the request.)

4. Number of requests your authority has deemed vexatious under s14.

5. For those requests in Q4, a quick description /summary / one word answer of why each request was deemed vexatious e.g. zombies, dragons, repeat requester, vexatious complainant.

Request Date21 April  2015
Requested byIndividual 
Released Date  

21 April 2015              

Response

1. Number of FOI (including EIR) requests received per year. information is published on our website: FOI Statistics and Performance

2. Percentage of requests in Q1 answered in 20 working days. Information is published on our website: FOI Statistics and Performance

3. Number of FOI (including EIR) requests by requester type. e.g. broken down by requests from the media, business, student, MP etc. (where obvious from the request.)

Please note that the following figures taken from our systems include requests that are not shown on our published FOI totals as they were either: Withdrawn, duplicate entries, automatically generated (customers or spam bots sending mail direct to the system mailbox) or created as system tests.

Jan - Dec  2012

Business 139

Individuals 238

Media 60

MP's 12

Organisation 62

Jan - Dec  2013

Business 123

Councillor 1

Individuals 317

Media 55

MP's 22

Organisation 65

Jan - Dec 2014

Business 159

Councillor 2

Individuals 358

Media 94

MP's 14

Organisation 62

(this year is particularly distorted as there were a large number of automatically generated cases that had bypassed the spam filter at our software provider)

4. Number of requests your authority has deemed vexatious under S14. There was one case but this was later reviewed and information provided so effectively zero.

5. For those requests in Q4, a quick description /summary / one word answer of why each request was deemed vexatious e.g. zombies, dragons, repeat requester, vexatious complainant.  N/A

Refused

                                                              

Refusal