The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides public access to information held by public authorities. This means that members of the public can make a direct request for information about our organisation.
The Act does not give people access to their own personal data (information about themselves) such as their health records. If you require personal information please make a subject access request via firstname.lastname@example.org.
As well as responding to requests for information, we are required under the Act to publish information proactively under a Publication Scheme. Our Publication Scheme can be found on the menu to the right and covers:
In order for a request to be valid it must:
Before you send your request:
NB - Due to increased pressures from Covid, we may take longer than 20 days to respond to your Freedom of Information requests. We appreciate your understanding and will try to provide our responses as soon as is possible.
If you have made a Freedom of Information request we would like to hear about your experience. You can complete our survey here [doc] 516KB.