Software used to manage blue badge applications

Information Standards Freedom of Information Response

Our Ref: FoI 02-20

7 January 2020

Freedom of Information Act 2000

I am writing to confirm that the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission does not hold the information, which you requested on 6 January 2020.  In your request you asked for the following information:

“Under the FOI Act please can you let me know the following answers to my questions regarding the software your organisations uses to handle Blue Badges applications, appeals and general day to day management.

When I refer to Blue Badges I'm referring to the Blue Badge Scheme as listed here: rights-and-responsibilities-in-england

1. What is the name of the software you use?

2. If the software is developed in house, please let me know which software is it run on or designed via (eg, Acess, Excel)

3. How much is the yearly cost, if developed in house please state.”

The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission does not hold the information requested.  Information regarding the Northern Ireland government is a matter for the Northern Ireland Executive.

The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission is a separate entity to the Northern Ireland Executive.

Please find contact details for the NI Executive as follows:

Please also find a link to the Northern Ireland Executive blue badge scheme as follows:


You have the right to request a formal review by the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission and if you wish to do so, please write to me at the above address.

If after such an internal review you are still unhappy with the response, you have the right to appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,  Cheshire SK9 5AF who will undertake an independent review.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number above.

Yours sincerely

Information Standards Officer

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