Freedom of information response

Media Requests

Publication date: 
Monday 14 October 2019

1. Please tell me how many media requests were received by Thurrock's communications team in the past three years, broken down by each year.

2. Of the number of media requests that were responded to how many took longer than:
a) 12 hours?
b) 24 hours?
c) 48 hours?
d) Five days?

3. How many media requests were not responded to at all?


Unfortunately we do not hold all the information requested in the format that is required. We didn’t start logging media enquiries on our current system until 28 March 2018, therefore the only information we are able to provide is as follows:

Media Enquiries since March 28, 2018

Time Taken No. of enquiries %
Under 8 hours 169 30.84%
8-24 hours 60 10.95%
Over 24 hours 319 58.21%
Total 548  

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Request reference:
FOI 9367