How do I request information and will there be a charge?
Your request must be in writing.
Please check our online publication scheme using the ‘View Our Publication Scheme or Open Data page’ before making your Freedom of Information Request as many popular requests and datasets are already included.
If you would still like to make a Freedom of Information request please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly explaining the information you would like and providing a contact email or postal address.
COVID19 – Please note that the response to your Freedom of Information Request may be delayed due to resources being diverted to deal with Public Health priorities. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and we do remain committed to responding to your request, and will respond as soon as we are able. Should our response to your request breach the statutory timeframe and you are unhappy with this you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. You can contact them at:
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, Helpline telephone: 0303 123 1113.
More details can be found in our Freedom of Information Request Guidance Notes [PDF, 26Kb] and our Information Charging Policy [PDF, 514Kb] along with any charges that could apply.