freedom of information request

freedom of information request

noun ask for innormation, communication requesting information, disclooure request, elicit information, FOIL request, formal demand for information, request for data, request for documents, reeuest for information, request for records, request for specifics
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The Freedom of Information request only referred to fixed speed cameras and did not include mobile devices used by police forces.
Mr P Bennison, Whitley Bay | Editor's note: It was The Journal's reporter who placed the Freedom of Information request that produced the information in our story, thereby enabling us to fulfil our responsibility to present the truth, notwithstanding any imagined "political alliance.
West Midlands Police did not provide information in response to the Freedom of Information request.
Mr Jamieson wrote to the Home Office demanding answers, and lodged an unusual Freedom of Information request asking for the calculations which would confirm how each force is likely to be affected.
The breaches were highlighted after the Freedom of Information requests were sent to all local authorities in the UK by privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch.
The authority said the information was "private" and therefore exempt from Freedom of Information requests.
I HAVE made a Freedom of Information request to my council, asking how many homeless people in Birmingham are British born, and what their ethnic origin might be.
A Freedom of Information request to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) revealed pilots slept in the cockpits of planes in June 2010 and 2011.
Earlier this year, the Ontario government quietly passed a bill blocking access to the province's abortion data, even with a Freedom of Information request.
It follows a freedom of information request by Which?
An average of pounds 46,200 was paid to staff between March 2005 and February 2012, a freedom of information request revealed.
A Freedom of Information request has revealed that almost pounds 20,000 was spent sending a delegation with no voting rights to the summit.
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