Freedom of Information Act 2000: tips for successful requests

In this 11-minute video Niall explains how the Freedom of Information Act works and how to avoid the mistakes that requestors commonly make.

Topics covered:

  • What FOIA is
  • How FOIA is structured and implemented
  • Common issues: requests for too much information
  • Common issues: requests that are unclear
  • Common issues: requests that FOIA doesn't cover

Cases referenced:

  • Information Commissioner v Devon CC and Dransfield [2012] UKUT 440 (AAC)
  • Dransfield v Information Commissioner [2015] EWCA Civ 454

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Date:Published Tuesday 18 July 2017
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Niall Coghlan

Cabinet Office

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