“How many staff do you have with a primary/sole role of dealing with FOIs/SARs and what grade they are?
There are currently two part-time Information Governance Officers (totalling 1.35 FTE) and one full-time Information Governance Officer (IGO) whose primary role is dealing with FOIs and SARs. This role also covers other information governance functions.
The IGO role is Grade E (£21,268 to £24,174).
How many staff do you have working in ‘Information Governance’, inclusive of those working on FOIs/SARs?
Where does Information Governance sit in your organisation? A structure chart would suffice.
Information Governance sits within the Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support function. Structure Chart provided at this link – https://www.devon.gov.uk/leadership-group/
Who is your SIRO and your DPO? Whilst I appreciate this is personal data, such senior roles are unlikely to warrant application of the exemption at section 40(2) of the Act.
SIRO – Rob Parkhouse, Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support
DPO – Martin Lawrence, Information Governance Manager
How many FOI requests and subject access requests did you receive in 2016, 2017 and 2018 to date?
|Year||2016||2017||2018 to date||Total|
|Subject Access Requests||195||148||96||439|
Which, if any, case management system do you use for recording FOIs and SARs?”