Freedom of Information Publication Scheme

The Information Commissioner has prepared and approved a model publication scheme which can be adopted by any public authority.
This publication scheme commits an authority to make information available to the public as part of its normal business activities. The information covered is included in the classes of information mentioned below, where this information is held by the authority. 

Organisational information, locations and contacts, constitutional and legal


Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure,
tendering, procurement and contracts.

Strategy and performance information, plans, assessments, inspections and

Policy proposals and decisions. Decision making processes, internal criteria and
procedures, consultations.



Current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities.

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

Advice and guidance, booklets and leaflets, transactions and media releases. A
description of the services offered.

Information available for reuse