FOI Statistics 2017 and 2018

Request:

“I would like to make an FOI request about the following statistics in the previous annual period. If figures are recorded in calendar year this would be 2017, if financial year 2017-18. If available in both, I would prefer calendar for comparison to central government FOI statistics.

What period do you record FOI statistics in? Financial Year/Calendar Year/Other?

All information pertaining to FOI is held on I casework, our FOI electronic management system. Searches of the information held can be done via financial or calendar year.

How many FOI requests have you received? (if this figure includes EIR requests, please state)

Year                                                    2017      2018 (up to 26/06/2018)
Information requests received 1298      623

These figures include both FOI and EIR requests.

The number of requests where the information was granted?

2017 = 707
2018 = 329

The number of requests where the information was entirely withheld (no information provided)?

2017 = 19
2018 = 10

The number of requests where the information was partially withheld (some, but not all information requested, provided)?

2017 = 572
2018 = 266

How many requests were completed inside the statutory deadline?

2017 = 981
2018 = 520

How many requests were appealed to internal review?

2017 = 35
2018 (to 26/06/2018) = 11

How many decisions were upheld at internal review?

2017 – 14 upheld; 7 partially upheld
2018 (to 26/06/2018) – 1 upheld; 7 partially upheld

How many FOI decisions have been appealed to the ICO?

Devon County Council can confirm that we hold this information however, we consider that it is exempt from disclosure under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (information available via other means).

Please note that the information you seek is available to view from the Information Commissioner’s Office website. A hyperlink is available below.

• ICO Decision Notices

How many decisions were upheld by the ICO?

Devon County Council can confirm that we hold this information however, we consider that it is exempt from disclosure under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (information available via other means).

Please note that the information you seek is available to view from the Information Commissioner’s Office website. A hyperlink is available below.

• ICO Decision Notices

How many vexatious requests were received?”

2017 = 0
2018 = 0