The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued an enforcement notice to Croydon Council due to their poor handling of requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The Council had promised to make improvements, but their progress had actually declined. Under the terms of the enforcement notice, Croydon Council must respond to all outstanding requests over 20 working days old within six months. The council must also publish an action plan to avoid future delays within 35 days. Failure to comply may result in the Council being treated as if it had committed a contempt of court.
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