1 April to 30 June 2012

124 requests for information were received between 1 April and 30 June 2012, of those requests:

  • 77 were granted in full
  • 117 were answered within the 20 working day statutory time limit
  • 14 required clarification/further information from the applicants, 5 of which, no responses were received, therefore those requests were closed and no further action taken
  • 6 requests were received and then, upon further research, transferred/referred (some in part) to another local authority or external organisation
  • 1 was referred to the Council's Data Protection Officer to process as a Subject Access Request, in accordance with the Data Protection Act
  • 2 were granted a permitted extension on the statutory response time limit
  • 23 were partially refused/withheld
  • 9 were fully refused/withheld
  • 21 were responded to either in full or in part in accordance with the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR)


Should you wish to find out more information about the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR), please visit the Information Commissioner's website