The General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018 have been introduced in order to protect information relating to living individuals and bring the legislation up to date to take in to consideration the new technologies introduced since the 1998 Act. This information can be held either electronically or manually, for example, on a computer or in a filing cabinet.
Follow the links to find out more about Data Protection, Freedom of Information, The National Fraud Initiative and Data matching, the Caldicott Guardian and the Data Observatory.
Requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 must be made in writing and include your name, postal or email address and details of the information required.
One of the main rights which the Data Protection Act gives you is the right of access to your personal information. You can send us a subject access request which requires us to tell you about the personal information we hold about you.
Find out about the Council, your Councillor and elected Mayor and Cabinet. Find information on voting and elections, data protection, freedom of information and performance and spending.
Below are links to some policies produced by the council.
To request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000