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Make a Request for Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information we hold, sets out exemptions from that right and places a number of obligations on public authorities.

We have a publication scheme which sets out the classes of information we hold, how we intend to publish it, and whether we'll charge to access it. The scheme ensures a significant amount of information is available, without the need to request it.

If the information you want isn't available on our website, you may be able to request it.

Make a freedom of information request

If you have a freedom of information question, you can email your request to foi@swale.gov.uk. You'll need to include:

  • a description of the information your want
  • any particular dates that are applicable

What happens next

Once we've received your request, we'll tell you whether the we hold that information and, subject to exemptions, supply it to you.

Using the information we provide

Data is published under the Open Government Licence.

You:

  • should be used accurately and not in a misleading context
  • can reuse for non-commercial purposes, research activities, private study, internal circulation within your organisation or for the purposes of news reporting
  • identify Swale Borough Council as the source of the information
  • have to adhere to the terms of the Open Government Licence or equivalent terms

You must use the following attribution statement to acknowledge the source of the information: Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v1.0.

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