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Boundary Commission for England


Freedom of Information responses

On this page you can find the responses to all FOI requests made since January 2016. Please contact us if you require access to earlier responses.

FOI Request Nature of request and date sent by correspondent Final Response
FOI/2016/01 Request for information about the provision of local WiFi services (12 January 2016) Response
FOI/2016/02 Details of newspaper licensing agreements during 2013-14 (7 February 2016) Response
FOI/2016/03 Details of various corporate/financial/HR software contractsGR (10 February 2016) Response
FOI/2016/04 Requesting the reports supporting the reviews of the European Parliamentary constituencies post the 1979, 1984, 1994, 1999 European elections (16 March 2016) Response
2016-17 FOI/0001 Breakdown of electorate in Borough of Cambridge between 2014-15 (24 April 2016) Response
2016-17 FOI/0002 Cost of travel and accommodation in the BCE during 2015 and whether travel was booked via an external travel company (28 April 2016) Response
2016-17 FOI/0003 Process behind the recruitment of Assistant Commissioners (08 May 2016) Response
2016-17 FOI/0004 1st – Process behind recruitment of Assistant Commissioners (25 May 2016); 2nd – Diversity data of applicants for Assistant Commissioner posts (10 June 2016). 1st Response

2nd Response

2016-17 FOI/0005 Statistics related to the earnings of BCE staff (21 June 2016). Response
2016-17 FOI/0006 Questions relating to what Security and Fire Protection Products the BCE use (11 July 2016). Response
2016-17 FOI/0007 Questions relating to BCE’s historical recruitment of temporary staff (18 July 2016). Response
2016-17 FOI/0008 Questions relating to BCE current headcount and policy for recruiting temporary staff (25 July 2016) Response
2016-17 FOI/0009 Questions relating to the purchase, supply and usages of photocopying paper by the BCE during FY 2015/16 (08 September 2016). Response
2016-17 FOI/0010 Based on latest version of the Electoral Roll (04 August 2016) how many people are registered to vote in each proposed constituency (13 September 2016) Response
2016/17 FOI/0011 A request for information relating to the BCE’s internal plans and strategies during 2016/17 (20 September 2016) Response
2016/17 FOI/0012 A request relating to the provision of Air Conditioning Units and their inspection within the BCE (7 October 2016) Response
2016-17 FOI/0013 Request relating to the provision of Standard Firewall (Network) software   within the BCE (18 October 2016) Response
2016/17 FOI/0014 Request for information relating to the proposed constituencies in the West Midlands (28 October 2016). Response
2016/17 FOI/0015 Request for all responses to FOI requests answered by the Commission during 2016 (30 December 2016) Response
2016/17 FOI/0016 Request for documents relating to BCE’s ICT strategy (16 February 2017) Response
2016/17 FOI/0017 Breakdown of Departmental spending via Government Procurement Cards during 2015, 2016, 2017 (3 March 2017) Response
2016/17 FOI/0018 Number of staff who have falsified their CVs/job applications during 2015 and 2016; including individual job grade and what action was taken; provide a table showing all job grades and salary bands including grade terminology (23 March 2017) Response
2016/17 FOI/0019 The ten proposed constituencies who received the most comments during the initial consultation period (27 March 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/001 A request for the number of current parliamentary constituencies that cross council and borough boundaries and how many will if current proposals are in place (6 April 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/002 Questions: 1. How large is your organisation in terms of employees; 2. What is our single Corporate Objective; 3. What role does Technology play in supporting that objective; 4. Do you have a Chief Information Officer or Chief Technology Officer; 5. Do you have an IT Strategy and/or Digital Strategy and if you do can you share them please? 6. Are you part of a larger organisation or government body, and if so – who? (18 April 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/003 I would like to request information about the size of the electorate for each constituency, based on current (from 2010 election) boundaries. By this I do not mean the proposed 2018 boundaries (8 May 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/004 A request relating to cyber attacks on your organisation. (9 May 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/005 As of 1 May 2017, how many parliamentary constituencies in England are entirely parished, and is there a list available of constituencies and their civil parishes (27 May 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/006 A request for the organisations budget for 2016 & 2017. This is total operating budget for your organisation across all departments etc. (9 June 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/007 A request for information relating to the Fixed Telecommunications and Internet Services provided to the Boundary Commission for England. (20 June 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/008 A Freedom of Information request relating to the organisations existing contracts for facilities management. (30 June 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/009 A request asking for contact details of persons who are responsible for IT & Information Security and compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). (26 July 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/010 A request asking the following: 1. Whether the BCE has a general policy on deleting emails after a certain time; 2. A definition of the BCE’s policy on what emails should be retained and whether we follow National Archives guidance; 3. Details of the BCE’s policy on routinely deleting dormant accounts/those of former staff, ie what type of emails are deleted and after what time period? (04 August 2017) Response
2017/18 FOI/011 Request relating to the organisations internal plans and strategies for various Internal Technology departments (13 October 2017) Response