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Information requests

Make an information request

We publish a lot of information about the work we do and there are a number of ways to access this information. You can find information about:

Alternatively, you can use our Freedom Of Information (FOI) Disclosure Log to see if we have given the information before as a result of someone else’s request.

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI)

FOI provides public access to recorded information held by public authorities. It does this in two ways:

  • public authorities are obliged to publish certain information about their activities; and
  • members of the public are entitled to request information from public authorities.

You can find out more about FOI at: What is the Freedom of Information Act? | ICO

Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR)

EIR provides public access to recorded environmental information held by public authorities. It does this in two ways:

  • public authorities must make environmental information available proactively;
  • members of the public are entitled to request environmental information from public authorities.

You can find out more about EIR at: What are the Environmental Information Regulations? | ICO

Make a information request

If you don’t find what you are looking for you can contact us

Make an information request

  • by email information.governance@york.gov.uk
  • via the council’s social media accounts for example Twitter, Facebook
  • write to us at Corporate Governance Team, City Of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

You can also request information from us through WhatDoTheyKnow (WDTK). When a request is made through WDTK, the response is automatically published and archived on the WDTK website.

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