FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

26 May 2020

 

1.       How many Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Applications were submitted by council staff in the 2017, 2018 and 2019?

2.       How many council staff are currently trained to enable them to submit a Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Application?

3.       What was your training budget in 2017, 2018, 2019 for Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Training?

4.       Was any of your training budget made up by grants? If so, how much?

5.       What training courses did you commission in 2018/2019 on the topic of Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 (RIPA)?

a.       How many sessions of each course did you commission?

 

b.       What was the price per course?

 

c.       Who delivered each course?

 

d.       What was the method of delivery (e.g. face or face, online etc.)

 

6.       What is the name of the councils Monitoring Officer?

a.       What are their contact details?

7.       What are the names of the councils Authorising Officers?

a.       What are their contact details?

8.       When was your last inspection from the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office?

9.       When is your next inspection from the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office?

 



East Herts Council Response

11 June 2020

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

1.       How many Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Applications were submitted by council staff in the 2017, 2018 and 2019?    Zero

2.       How many council staff are currently trained to enable them to submit a Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Application?  11

3.       What was your training budget in 2017, 2018, 2019 for Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Training? We don’t have a specific budget for RIPA but an allocation is always made from the central training budget

4.       Was any of your training budget made up by grants? If so, how much? N/A

5.       What training courses did you commission in 2018/2019 on the topic of Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 (RIPA)? RIPA Awareness training

a.       How many sessions of each course did you commission? 2

 

b.       What was the price per course? £950

 

c.       Who delivered each course? PHF Training Ltd

 

d.       What was the method of delivery (e.g. face or face, online etc.) Face to face

 

6.       What is the name of the councils Monitoring Officer? – James Ellis  

a.       What are their contact details?  [email protected]

7.       What are the names of the councils Authorising Officers? Richard Cassidy, Helen Standen, Jess Khanom-Metaman, Jonathan Geall and Sara Saunders

a.       What are their contact details? [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], and [email protected]

8.       When was your last inspection from the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office? 21st November 2019

9.       When is your next inspection from the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office? Not known

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Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

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