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Freedom of Information Request

Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), anyone has the right to ask the Council for information that is held by them.

There are a few exceptions that may require us to withhold some of the information that has been requested, these include information that may be personal or commercially sensitive.

How do I make a request? 
All requests require to be provided in a recorded format, i.e. letter, e-mail etc.  You can use the online form below to request access to information:

Information Requests Online

If you have difficulty viewing the information request form, open it in a new browser window

Alternatively, you can send your request to the following address:

Information Co-ordinator
Fife House
North Street
Glenrothes
Fife KY7 5LT

or email:  information.requests@fife.gov.uk

All requests will be logged and acknowledged within 2 days.  A response will be made to applicant within 20 working days and a copy of the response will be held for 6 months.

Publication Scheme 

You can check our Publication Scheme to find out if we have already released the information you are looking for.

The publication scheme sets out:

  • Information we regularly give out
  • Where the information can be retrieved from
  • Different formats that the information can be provided in
  • Any cost that will be charged for supplying the information


What do I do if I am unhappy with the response?

You are entitled to ask for a review up to 3 months after the initial response date.

All review requests for all services should be sent to info.review@fife.gov.uk or send request in writing to the following address:

Chief Legal Officer
Fife Council
Fife House
North Street
Glenrothes
KY7 5LT

What do I do if I am unhappy with the Review response?

Contact the Scottish Information Commissioner at the address shown below:

Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, anyone has the right to ask the Council for information that is held by them.

The Office of the Scottish information Commissioner
Kinburn Castle
Doubledykes Road
St Andrews
KY16 9DS
01334 464610
e-mail: Enquiries@itspublicknowledge.info
website: www.itspublicknowledge.info
 


Laura McDonald (Reid), Customer Experience Lead Officer 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 44 41 70 Contact Laura McDonald (Reid) online
By Post: Fife House North Street Glenrothes Fife KY7 5LT

Rab Lindsay, Customer Experience Manager 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 48 02 22 Contact Rab Lindsay online
By Post: Fife House North Street Glenrothes Fife KY7 5LT
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