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Freedom of Information Compliance Statistics

Information about the freedom of information requests we've received for each financial year.

Compliance statistics for financial year 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

For the financial year 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021, we:

  • received a total of 1,047 requests
  • processed 1,018 requests in full
  • granted 784 requests in full
  • refused 104 requests in full
  • granted 130 requests which were partly refused

Quarter One

There were no requests waiting to be processed.

We:

  • received 195 requests (6 of them were withdrawn)
  • processed 189 requests in full (1 request was outside the statutory timescales)
  • granted 133 requests
  • refused 22 requests
  • granted 34 requests which were refused in part
  • undertook 0 internal reviews

Quarter Two

There were no requests waiting to be processed.

We:

  • received 290 requests (3 of them were withdrawn)
  • processed 282 requests in full (4 requests were outside the statutory timescales)
  • granted 217 requests in full
  • refused 24 requests
  • granted 41 requests which were refused in part
  • undertook 0 internal reviews

Quarter Three

There were no requests waiting to be processed.

We:

  • received 28 requests (8 of them were withdrawn)
  • processed 273 requests in full (6 requests were outside the statutory timescales)
  • granted 215 requests in full
  • refused 29 requests in full
  • granted 29 requests which were refused in part
  • undertook 1 internal review

Quarter Four

There were no requests waiting to be processed.

We:

  • received 281 requests (7 of them were withdrawn)
  • processed 274 request in full (10 requests were outside the statutory timescales)
  • granted 219 requests in full
  • refused 29 requests
  • granted 26 request which were refused in part
  • undertook 1 internal review

Compliance statistics for financial year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020

For the financial year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020, we:

  • received a total of 1,009 requests
  • processed 998 requests in full
  • granted 698 requests in full
  • refused 159 requests in full
  • granted 141 requests which were partly refused

Quarter One

There were no requests waiting to be processed.

We:

  • received 220 requests (3 of them were withdrawn)
  • processed 217 request in full (9 requests were outside the statutory timescales)
  • granted 193 requests
  • refused 21 requests
  • granted 3 requests which were refused in part
  • undertook 0 internal reviews

Quarter Two

There were no requests waiting to be processed.

We:

  • received 275 requests (3 of them were withdrawn)
  • processed 272 request in full (5 requests were outside the statutory timescales)
  • granted 212 requests in full
  • refused 35 requests
  • granted 25 requests which were refused in part
  • undertook 0 internal reviews

Quarter Three

There were no requests waiting to be processed.

We:

  • received 230 requests (2 of them were withdrawn)
  • processed 228 request in full (5 requests were outside the statutory timescales)
  • granted 125 requests in full
  • refused 41 requests in full
  • granted 62 requests which were refused in part
  • undertook 0 internal reviews

Quarter Four

There were no requests waiting to be processed.

We:

  • received 284 requests (3 of them were withdrawn)
  • processed 281 request in full (6 requests were outside the statutory timescales)
  • granted 168 requests in full
  • refused 62 requests
  • granted 51 request which were refused in part
  • undertook 0 internal reviews