Dear “FreedomofInformation” <Freedomofinformation@rotherham.gov.uk>
Thank you for the information you have provided in relation to my FOI request.
I am intrigued as to your spurious notional cost of £21.37 and would appreciate an itemised breakdown of how the spurious notional cost was determined.
Donald H. Buxton
On Fri, 3/8/12, FreedomofInformation <Freedomofinformation@rotherham.gov.uk> wrote:
From: FreedomofInformation <Freedomofinformation@rotherham.gov.uk>
Subject: Freedom Of Information Request (303) – Response From Rotherham MBC
To: Don Buxton
Date: Friday, 3 August, 2012, 9:27
Dear Mr. Buxton
Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information 303
I refer to your request for information dated 12 July 2012 for an electronic copy of the document “Assessment of Local Need”. The document is available on the Council website via the link below.
In accordance with the procedures of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC), I am advising you that the cost to the authority in responding to this request has been £21.37 which reflects the staff time and administration costs involved. RMBC however does not currently make any charge to customers for processing Freedom of Information Act requests.
If you are not satisfied with this response you have the right to an internal review by the Council. Please contact us via the above email address or by post to Sarah Corbett, Information Governance Manager, Legal Services, Council Offices, Doncaster Gate, Doncaster Road , Rotherham . South Yorkshire , S65 1DJ .
If you are not satisfied with the internal review, you can appeal to the Information Commissioner. Contact details are: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane , Wilmslow, Cheshire . SK9 5AF. Telephone 01625 545700. Alternatively go to http://www.ico.gov.uk/
Records & Information Management Officer
Information Governance Unit
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council