Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities.  The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities. 

More information about the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be found on the Information Commissioner's website, please click here to view. The new model publication scheme has been prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner and comes into force from the 1st January 2009.  Please click here to view the model scheme.