More FOI problems

My last post was on the manner in which the council responded to the FOIs raised about the costs incurred in the complaint against me. This can be read here. I followed this up with an email today to all councillors and the press, as follows: From: Breslin, Michael Sent: 20 December 2016 10:13 To:… Continue reading More FOI problems

Fantasy FOI Land

People have been asking questions about the costs of the 2 complaints and I posted a blog on this here. Today, we moved into complete fantasy territory because Angus Files from Oban had appealed against the original FOI reply that said there were no costs to the council because they didn’t have the information requested.… Continue reading Fantasy FOI Land

Response to Mr Sneddon

I have been taking advice on how to respond to the statement by Mr Sneddon which I published here. What follows went today to all councillors, the press and Michael Russell MSP. The statement read out by Mr Sneddon at the meeting of Argyll & Bute Council on 24 November 2016 cannot be left unchallenged.… Continue reading Response to Mr Sneddon

How not to handle an FOI

At least 2 people asked the council how much the complaint against me cost them in staff time and other costs. ┬áThe council eventually replied saying there had been no cost to the council. When I found this out I wrote to the officer who deals with FOIs on 21 November, as follows, with all… Continue reading How not to handle an FOI