Freedom of Information

Disclosure Logs

The purpose of this page is to make individual Freedom of Information requests available to the widest possible public audience.

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What is Freedom of Information?

The Freedom of Information Act was passed on 30 November 2000 and the full Act came into force on 1 January 2005. The Act requires us to make a certain amount of information available to the public and to release information in response to specific requests. The Act sets out exemptions from that right, covering any information that may not have to be released.

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Publication Scheme

In order to comply with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 public sector organisations such as ours have to routinely publish information whenever possible.

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Fees and charges

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act and the associated Fees Regulations there will be a charge for any request for information where the amount of time taken to locate the information exceeds 18 hours or there is a statutory basis for doing so. 

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Who monitors our services?

Various bodies are involved in monitoring and/or inspecting our services:

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