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FOI Statistics

The first set of tables below show the number of Freedom of Information requests and their environmental equivalents, Environmental Information Requests, received each month.

DateJanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
2014 66 56 50 59 55 35 45 43 41
2015 52 53 50 45 34 42 42 43 49 47 42 36
2016 49 56 61 56 56 46 54 45 42 48 55 46
2017 72 64 49 46 50 57 50 54 33 45 55 39
2018 61 58 53 70 62 47 66 58 57 55 55 29
2019 92 51 53 59 39 44 62 52 50 49 54 38
2020 72 69 39*

* Number of requests (note re Covid-19, the Council stopped responding to FOI received on or after 20 March 2020. This service will be resumed, please see the website for announcements)

Freedom of Information requests and Environmental Information Requests should be answered within 20 working days.

The second set of tables show the percentage of requests that were answered on time each month.

Percentage answered on time: (values not available after Dec 19)

DateJanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
2014 83 94 56 74 90 66 89 94 74
2015 72 76 80 70 69 82 90 77 90 85 94 89
2016 92 84 75 80 89 87 85 93 93 92 93 93
2017 82 80 90 87 84 72 86 85 82 89 91 97
2018 78 81 98 51 61 81 82 71 63 65 60 79
2019 80 69 72 80 90 84 81 81 70 88 93 87

Other Data Requests

No information provided (information exempt)

Date RangeTotals
Apr-19 - Jun-19 6
Jul-19 - Sep-19 8
Oct 19 - Dec 19 2

Information not held / neither confirm nor deny

Date RangeTotals
Apr-19 - Jun-19 31
Jul-19 - Sep-19 44
Oct 19 - Dec 19 36

Information provided / available by other means

Date RangeTotals
Apr-19 - Jun-19 89
Jul-19 - Sep-19 101
Oct 19 - Dec 19 94

Partial information provided

Date RangeTotals
Apr-19 - Jun-19 16
Jul-19 - Sep-19 14
Oct 19 - Dec 19 13

Internal Review

Date RangeTotals
2017 11
2018 5
2019 8