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As Councillors we all have our own individual council email addresses purely for council communication with the Clerk and other Councillors. Can the public ask to request to see under FOI the correspondence that has taken place in the emails.
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The simple answer is yes. The same would be true if you were using a personal email account for council business.
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Totally agree with your reply Dave, unfortunately to paraphrase  Michael Caine “ not a lot of Councillors  know that “
No one should be using their private emails for Council related matters
Things Michael Caine never actually said, number 472...!
We had much the same problem a couple of years ago when someone on the PC had to be put in his place. he said, he said; ' we are councillors we can do what we want. Needless to say he is no longer a councillor.
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Surely the email addresses are use for all correspondence not just between each other
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Yes unless the E Mails have content in part or whole that is subject to the articles of exemption in the FOI act 2000.
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