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.
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.
Follow the links to find out more about Data Protection, Freedom of Information, The National Fraud Initiative and Data matching and the Data Observatory.
To request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
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.
Below are links to some policies produced by the council.
The Data Protection Act 1998 was introduced in order to protect information relating to living individuals. This information can be held either electronically or manually, eg on a computer or in a filing cabinet.