FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

01 September 2020

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) to request that you please supply any information you hold relating any agreements, contracts, G-Cloud payments and services, informal arrangements, or previous involvement of any kind that your council may have had, dating back as far as you can to present day, with the Company Palantir Technologies, or it"s subsidiary Palantir Technologies UK - Eagle Ltd. 



East Herts Council Response

01 September 2020

Further to your request for Information it is not possible to provide the information you requested as it is covered by an Absolute Exemption.

Section 21: Information already reasonably accessible.

Our contracts register is published here:

https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/about-east-herts-0/contract-register

All spending is reported and is published regularly here:

https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/about-east-herts-0/council-spending-reports-2020

This page also provides links to previous years spending

It should be noted that any Information Technology details will be held by Stevenage Borough Council who provide a shared service IT service for Eastherts

Their FOI team can be contacted via http://www.stevenage.gov.uk/about-the-council/access-to-information/18904/

For more information regarding this exemption is available here:

http://ico.org.uk/for_organisations/freedom_of_information/guide/~/media/documents/library/Freedom_of_Information/Detailed_specialist_guides/information-reasonably-accessible-to-the-applicant-by-other-means-sec21.pdf

 

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 17 this document acts as a Refusal Notice and the Information requested cannot be released.

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

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

Telephone 0303 123 1113 

https://ico.org.uk/

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

I apologise that your request cannot be met and should you have any further queries or information needs in the future then please contact me.