How to make a request

The Freedom of Information Act gives you the right to ask to see or be provided with a copy of any information that any public body holds.

You need to make a request to us in writing.

You can email the Freedom of Information Team at for information held by us. 

What we need to know

  • Your first and second name
  • Your email address
  • What information you are looking for

Please make sure you provide us with your name and address (or email) so that we get back to you as quickly as possible.

If you need help about how to make your request or you're not sure about what you should be asking to see, please contact the Freedom of Information team.


If you want to make a complaint about a Freedom of Information request, please follow our FOI complaints procedure.

Frequently requested information

Before submitting a Freedom of Information request, please check whether the information you are looking for is already available.  In particular, Data Mill North (used as our open data portal) contains a number of frequently requested datasets, including:

  • Business Rates
  • Public Health Funerals
  • Brownfield Land

Data Mill North also contains our Transparency Code datasets, including:

  • spend items over £500
  • contracts
  • grants
  • senior salaries
  • land/buildings assets

Contact us

Corporate Information Governance

Corporate Information Governance Team
County Hall
Bond Street

01924 306 112