Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) & Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the provisions of the FOIA and EIR are adhered to and in particular that:

  • Routinely published information about the University is made available to the public as a matter of course, and indexed through the Publication Scheme.
  • Information not included in the Publication Scheme is readily available on request and such a request is dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Advice and assistance is provided to anyone seeking information about the University.
  • If information is covered by an exemption, consideration is given as to whether or not the information should be released.
  • All staff are aware of how FOIA and EIR applies to their day to day work.

Last update: 23rd January 2020