How to apply for an environmental information request

Summary of regulations

The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) give you a right of access to a wide range of environmental information held by this council. The regulations came into full effect from January 2005.

Information you may need when making an EIR request:

  • Please make the request in writing, for the attention of the Information Governance Officer
  • You will be able to say in what format you wish to receive the information
  • The timescale for responses is one month (in practice, 20 working days)
  • This council can make charges within reason for supplying information under EIR
  • This council does not have to provide information which is already publicly available
  • The regulations have exceptions to provide information 

Last updated: ‎20‎/‎07‎/‎2017‎ ‎10‎:‎10‎

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