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Freedom of Information

To make a FOI request from Leavenheath Parish Council:

Please contact the Clerk, in writing, by letter or e-mail, providing the

following details:

Your title, initials and last name

Your address for correspondence, including the postcode

Your e-mail address, if applicable

A contact telephone number

Details of the information you are requesting

Send your application to the council address / email address as above.

Leavenheath Parish Council’s response

The request will be registered upon receipt and the Clerk will send you an acknowledgment, setting out the date of the commencement of the statutory period of 20 working days. You will be advised of the amount that you will be likely to pay for the information and payment will be required before the information is provided.

Leavenheath Parish Council must provide the information within your request within 20 working days or explain to you why it is unable to do so. If the information requested is only available by viewing in person the Clerk will make arrangements with you to view the information.

What to do if you are unhappy with the FOI response

If you are unhappy with information provided you may request an internal review of this matter from Leavenheath Parish Council. If, after an internal review, you are still unhappy with the decision, you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at the following address:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Telephone: 01625 545745.

1st January 2009