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Freedom of Information

For the purposes of Freedom of Information Universities meet the conditions for inclusion in Scedule 1 of the Freedom of Information Act (England). That excludes private providers.

The ICO provides a range of guidance for public authorities (which includes HEIs). 

Guidance on the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 can be found on the Scottish Information Commissioner’s website.

For more information on FoI requests and any recent guidance please contact Nicola Carter.

Page updated July 2015