How to Make an FOI Request

Requests for information can be sent in on the FOI secure online form provided here, or you can send an email to Please note that you can use this form for requesting information under the Environmental Information Regulations too. Or you can follow the instructions on the Environmental Information Regulations page, which explains that process more fully. Responses are normally sent out within the regulatory 20 working day deadline.

For further information or help in filling out the form please contact the FOI/DPA Team - Email:, Tel: 01444 477422.

Please note: Certain requests may attract a charge (see our Fees page for further information); or the information requested may attract an exemption (see the exemptions page for further information).

Some requests sent in as FOI requests may in fact be dealt with under the Environmental Information Regulations or may be considered to be covered by the Data Protection Act - follow the links for more information.

If you are making a request for your own personal information, please see the Data Protection page for details on what you need to do to request that information.