The Freedom of Information Act promotes greater openness and accountability across the public sector by requiring all public authorities to make information available.
For all general Freedom of Information Act queries call the Customer Contact Centre.
A formal complaint can be raised if:
Complaints must be submitted:
We will respond to complaints within 20 working days.
Complaints relating to information requests from Finance Division, will be referred to another Corporate Board member for consideration.
If the Group Finance Director is unable to deal with a complaint (e.g. because of absence/illness) it will be handled by a Corporate Board member with no responsibility for the area covered by the original request.
Complainants have the right to complain directly to the Information Commissioner if they are dissatisfied with the outcome of the procedure.
For other complaints, please refer to the procedure outlined on the feedback and complaints page.