Freedom of information
How do I make an FOI request?
Can you refuse my FOI request?
If we decide to withhold some or all of the information you have asked for, we will let you know the reasons why. We will also explain what to do if you have a complaint about how your request was handled.
In certain circumstances, the Council is not obliged to release information, and these are called exemptions. Further information about this is contained within our Freedom of Information Policy, Paragraph 2.14 . A list of the exemptions to the Freedom of Information Act can be found on the Information Commissioner's website at www.ico.org.uk.
Where can I find the Council's FOI policies?
When responding to Freedom of Information requests the Council follows these policies:
When responding to Environmental Information requests:
In both instances, our Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Requests applies.
Where can I find data on Public Health Act Funerals?
We regularly publish data on conducted by Great Yarmouth Borough Council, where the deceased had no known next of kin. If this data does not meet the requirements of your Freedom of Information request, please email the Information Officer.