​Model Publication Scheme

INVERCLYDE LEISURE

GUIDE TO INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE MODEL PUBLICATION SCHEME 2021

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (the Act) requires Scottish public authorities to produce and maintain a publication scheme. Authorities are under legal obligation to:

  • publish the classes of information that they make routinely available; and
  • tell the public how to access the information and what it might cost.

Inverclyde Leisure have adopted the single Model Publication Scheme updated March 2021 which was produced and approved by the Scottish Information Commissioner March 2021.

You can see this scheme on the Commissioner's website at: http://itspublicknowledge.info/mps or by contacting us at the address below.

The purpose of this Guide to Information is to:

  • allow you to see what information is available (and what is not available) in relation to each class;
  • state what charges may be applied;
  • explain how you can find the information easily;
  • provide contact details for enquiries and to get help with accessing the information; and explain how to request information we hold that has not been published.

Terms Used

FOISA The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
Model Publication Scheme A standard framework for authorities to publish information under FOISA, approved by the Scottish Information Commissioner
MPS The Model Publication Scheme
Guide to Information A guide that every public authority adopting the MPS must produce to help people access the information it makes available
MPS Principles The six key principles with which all information published under the MPS must comply
Classes of Information Nine broad categories describing the types of information authorities must publish (if they hold it)

Availability and formats

The information we publish through the model scheme is, wherever possible, available on our website. We offer alternative arrangements for people who do not want to, or cannot, access the information online or by inspection at our premises. For example, we can usually arrange to send information to you in paper copy (although there may be a charge for this). 

Exempt information

We will publish the information we hold that falls within the classes of information below. If a document contains information that is exempt under Scotland’s freedom of information laws (for example sensitive personal information or a trade secret), we may remove or redact the information before publication but we will explain why. 

Copyright and re-use

Where Inverclyde Leisure holds the copyright in its published information, the information may be copied or reproduced without formal permission, provided that:

Where Inverclyde Leisure holds the copyright in its published information, the information may be copied or reproduced without formal permission, provided that: 

  • it is copied or reproduced accurately;
  • it is not used in a misleading context; and
  • the source of the material is identified.

The publication scheme may however contain information where the copyright holder is not Inverclyde Leisure.  In most cases the copyright holder will be obvious from the documents.  In cases where the copyright is unclear, however, it is the responsibility of the person accessing the information to locate and seek the permission of the copyright holder before reproducing the material or in any other way breaching the rights of the copyright holder.

Information about Crown copyright material is available on the website of the Queen’s Printer for Scotland at www.oqps.gov.uk.  We can provide you with a copy of this information if you do not have internet access.

Charges

This section explains when we may make a charge for our publications and how any charge will be calculated.

There is no charge to view information on our website or at our premises.

We may charge for providing information to you e.g., photocopying and postage, but we will charge you no more than it actually costs us to do so. We will always tell you what the cost is before providing the information to you.

Our photocopying charge per sheet of paper is shown in the tables below:

Black and white photocopying

Size of paper Pence per sheet of paper
A1 Not available
A2 Not available
A3 20p
A4 10p
A5 10p

Colour photocopying

Size of paper Pence per sheet of paper
A1 Not available
A2 Not available
A3 60p
A4 30p
A5 30p

Postage costs will be recharged at the rate we pay to send the information to you. 

When providing copies of pre-printed publications, we will charge no more than the cost per copy of the total print run.  

We do not pass any other costs on to you in relation to our published information. 

This charging schedule does not apply to our commercial publications (see Class 8 below). These items are offered for sale through retail outlets such as book shops, academic journal websites or museum shops and their price reflects a ‘market value’ which may include the cost of production.

Contact us

For people who cannot or do not wish to access information via the IL website, or who want to speak to a particular officer of the IL, contact should be made initially through:

Waterfront Leisure Complex
Greenock
PA15 1EW

Email: audrey.lavelle@inverclydeleisure.com

You can also contact us for assistance with any aspect of this publication scheme including any requests for paper copies of information contained in the publication scheme:

Audrey Lavelle
Finance Manager
Inverclyde Leisure
Waterfront Leisure Complex
Customhouse Way
Greenock
PA15 1EW

Email: audrey.lavelle@inverclydeleisure.com

We will also be pleased to advise you how to ask for information that we do not publish, or how to complain if you are dissatisfied with any aspect of this publication scheme.

The classes of information that we publish

We publish information that we hold within the following classes. Once information is published under a class we will continue to make it available for the current and previous two financial years. 

Where information has been updated or superseded, only the current version will be available. If you would like to see previous versions, you may make a request to us for that information.

The Classes of Information

CLASS 1: ABOUT INVERCLYDE LEISURE
CLASS 2: HOW DO WE DELIVER OUR FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES
CLASS 3: HOW WE TAKE DECISIONS AND WHAT WE HAVE DECIDED
CLASS 4: WHAT WE SPEND AND HOW WE SPEND IT
CLASS 5: HOW WE MANAGE OUR HUMAN, PHYSICAL AND INFORMATION RESOURCES
CLASS 6: HOW WE PROCURE GOODS AND SERVICES FROM EXTERNAL PROVIDERS
CLASS 7: HOW WE ARE PREFORMING
CLASS 8: OUR COMMERCIAL PUBLICATIONS
CLASS 9: OUR OPEN DATA

CLASS 1: ABOUT INVERCLYDE LEISURE

Class Description:

Information about Inverclyde Leisure, who we are, where to find us, how to contact us, how we are managed and our external relations.

The information we publish under this class

About our Organisation; Management Structure; Governance, Strategic Planning; Decision Making; Stakeholder Engagement; FOI Information.

To access this information see:

Inverclyde Leisure Strategic Plan 2020/23

Section 1 Executive Summary / Section 2 Introduction to the Company / Section 3 / 3.1How the company is structured / 3.2 Governance / 3.3 Stakeholder Engagement.

To access FOI information see:

http://www.inverclydeleisure.com/legal/

For IL contact details see:

https://www.inverclydeleisure.com/contact-us/

Key Partnerships

Key Partners

Inverclyde Council
Municipal Buildings
24 Clyde Square
Greenock
PA15 1LY

CLASS 2: HOW DO WE DELIVER OUR FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES

Class description:

Information about our work, our strategy and policies for delivering services and information for our customers.

The information we publish under this class:

Data Protection and Freedom of Information 

To access this information see:

http://www.inverclydeleisure.com/legal/

https://www.inverclydeleisure.com/privacy-policy/

Business and Trade

Operations; Corporate Strategy, Marketing, Local and External Market Research Health  and Safety; Quality Management, Information and Technology.

To access this information see:

Inverclyde Leisure Strategic Plan 2020/23

Section 4 Market Research / Section 5 Local Market research / Section 6 Corporate Strategy

Community and Leisure

Community Centres and Facilities; Sports Facilities and Activities;

To access this information see:

http://www.inverclydeleisure.com/

Jobs and Careers

Search and Apply for Jobs.

To access this information see:

https://www.inverclydeleisure.com/jobs/

CLASS 3: HOW WE TAKE DECISIONS AND WHAT WE HAVE DECIDED

Information about the decisions we take, how we make decisions and how we involve others.

The information we publish under this class:

Governance, Stakeholder Engagement, Partnership Working, Planning Processes.​

To access this information see:

Inverclyde Leisure Strategic Plan 2020/23

Section 3 / 3.2 Governance / 3.3 Stakeholder Engagement/ 3.6 Partnership Working / 3.7 Planning Process

For minutes of Board meetings and AGMs go to: https://www.inverclydeleisure.com/legal/

To make a complaint about services from Inverclyde Leisure use the complaints form at: https://www.inverclydeleisure.com/customer-feedback/

CLASS 4: WHAT WE SPEND AND HOW WE SPEND IT

Class description:

Information about our strategy for, and management of, financial resources (in sufficient detail to explain how we plan to spend public money and what has actually been spent).

The information we publish under this class:

Annual Accounts; Financial Process, Financial Strategy

To access this information see:

Inverclyde Leisure Strategic Plan 2020/23

Inverclyde Leisure Accounts

Section 8 Finance

CLASS 5: HOW WE MANAGE OUR HUMAN, PHYSICAL AND INFORMATION RESOURCES

Class Description:

Information about how we manage the human, physical and information resources of Inverclyde Leisure.

The information we publish under this class:

Human Resources

Human Resources, Employee’ Engagement; Our Commitment to Equality; Pensions (see link to Strathclyde Pension Funds below); Workforce Development.

To access this information see:

Inverclyde Leisure Strategic Plan 2020/23

Section 6.2 Human Resources / 6.4 Information Technology

Commitment to Equality please see Employee Handbook

To access information on pensions see: http://www.spfo.org.uk

Physical Resources

Leisure, Community Centres and Facilities

https://www.inverclydeleisure.com/

Information Resources

Data Protection; Freedom of Information;

http://www.inverclydeleisure.com/legal/

https://www.inverclydeleisure.com/privacy-policy/

CLASS 6: HOW WE PROCURE GOODS AND SERVICES FROM EXTERNAL PROVIDERS

Class descriptions:

Information about how we procure goods and services, and our contracts with external providers.

The information we publish under this class:

Click on these links to view our terms and conditions of tenders and tender sample in relation to tender eligibility.

CLASS 7: HOW WE ARE PREFORMING

Class description:

Information about how we perform as an organisation, and how well we deliver our functions and services.

The information we publish under this class:

Annual Reports; Board Minutes

To access this information see:

Board Minutes

CLASS 8: OUR COMMERCIAL PUBLICATIONS

Class description:

Information packaged and made available for sale on a commercial basis and sold at market value through a retail outlet e.g. bookshop, museum or research journal.

The information we publish under this class:

Inverclyde Leisure does not hold or publish any information under this class.

CLASS 9: OUR OPEN DATA

Class description:

Open data made available by the authority as described by the Scottish Government's Open Data Resource Pack and available under an open licence.

The information we publish under this class:

Inverclyde Leisure does not hold or publish any information under this class.