Freedom of Information FAQ and Further Information

Where can I get further information ?

There are websites available where you can obtain information about the Freedom of Information Act, the Data Protection Act and the Environmental Information Regulations. Links to the main sites are listed below:

Office of the Information Commissioner - provides information on FOI, DPA and EIR. The ICO mission is stated as "promoting public access to official information and protecting your personal information"

DEFRA - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Environmental Information Regulations 2004 information

Department for Constitutional Affairs - responsible in government for upholding justice, rights and democracy. Their objectives are to: provide effective and accessible justice for all; ensure people's rights and responsibilities; and enhance democratic freedoms by modernising the law and the constitution.

The National Archives - FAQs provided on Freedom of Information

Mid Sussex District Council - information available here on our web pages.