Freedom of Information Policy
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To present the draft of the Council’s
Freedom of Information policy to the Overview and Scrutiny
Commission for review.
The Freedom of Information Policy be adopted.
Reasons for the decision:
The current adopted policy was 4-years old and due for a review. Whilst there had not been any fundamental changes to statutory requirements, the new policy was improved for the benefit of the people wishing to contact the Council regarding Freedom of Information.
Alternative options considered:
1. To adopt the amended Policy.
2. Do nothing.
Report author: Ross Bangs
Publication date: 18/10/2018
Date of decision: 16/10/2018
Decided at meeting: 16/10/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 26/10/2018