Freedom of Information
Freedom of Information
London School of Economics
19th January 2004
8.30am to 10.30am
Senior Library Managers – would you like to know more about the implications of the Freedom of Information Act on your service?
Would you like to eat a hearty breakfast while you learn?
Then come along to the CPD25 breakfast briefing on the Freedom of Information Act on the 19th January 2005 at the London School of Economics.
Breakfast will be served before the briefing,
the legal expertise will be provided by:
Andrea Chute LLM Barrister
Andrea is a JSB Trainer/Consultant and practising barrister specialising in employment law. Before becoming a lawyer, Andrea had a business background in publishing, marketing and sales. She is Visiting Lecturer in Employment Law at the University of Westminster and has particular experience of designing and conducting employment law courses for major organisations, including several large trade unions and the TUC itself.
Key areas of expertise:
Employment law – all aspects
Commercial contract law
This event is aimed at senior managers.
This could be the most useful breakfast you ever eat!
Background to the Act
Broad outline of the rights that are conferred on applicants
Overview of the operation of the Act
Applicants who can ask for information
The information which must be made available
The organisations who are covered by the Act
The process by which an applicant can request information
How an organisation should process a request for information
The process an organisation should adopt when a request for information is not understood
What an organisation can charge for processing a request
Refusing requests and the process to be adopted
What to do in the face of repeated requests
The use an applicant can make of information received
The format in which information is to be provided
Implementing the Act
The Codes of Practice
The Model Action Plan
Leadership & Policy
Training & Awareness
Information & Records Management
Customers & Stakeholders
Systems & Procedures
Cost is £100 for CPD25 members, £175 for M25 affiliate members and £200 for other institutions, including breakfast.
Please note that there are 15 places available for this event, which will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Bookings will close on the 12th January 2005 and any cancellations after that date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a “no show??? or cancellation on the day 100% cancellation charges will apply.