Freedom of information

Freedom of information (FOI)

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the latest Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) give rights of public access to information held by public authorities. They came fully into force in 2005.

Full details about the FOIA and EIR can be found on the Information Commissioner's Office website.

How can I make an FOI request?

Before considering making a request for information, you might like to browse for information by using the following resources:

Data protection officer