Make a freedom of information request to the Council
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You have the right to ask us for recorded information on any subject (but not information about you or other private individuals) under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).
If you are unable to find information through our Publication Scheme or our responses, you can write to us or fill in our online form to request the information.
Please do not use this form to request information about you, or other private individuals. To do this please visit our Your rights on the information we hold about you page.
You must make your Freedom of Information request in writing.
Under the EIR you can make your request verbally, or in writing, and it is good practice for us to confirm your request in writing to make sure we have understood it properly.
All requests must contain
There are guides on making a request on the GOV.UK and Information Commissioner’s Office websites.
We publish our responses to requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR), where the information is of wider public interest.
Freedom of Information statistics
Below is the number of Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Requests that have been received and sent out within the 20 working day deadline.
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