Our freedom of information publication scheme

All local authorities have to have a publication scheme, and we have adopted the ‘model scheme’ created by the Information Commissioner’s Office. The scheme and further information can be found via the following link:

The scheme is a guide to the types of information that we will make available to the public. Please note that the information in our publication scheme is subject to the Council’s guidance on the Reuse of Information

The scheme lists seven ‘classes’ of information, you can find information for each class on this website:

Who we are and what we do

What we spend, and how we spend it

What our priorities are and how we are doing

How we make decisions

Our policies and procedures

We publish our policies and procedures on the website, alongside other relevant information about our services. You can use the search facility at the top of any page to find them.

Lists and registers

Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the function of the authority.

The services we offer

We publish information about our services in the relevant section of the website, you can find detailed information using the A-Z of services or website search.