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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.

Apr-14 May-14 Jun-14 Jul-14 Aug-14 Sep-14 Oct-14 Nov-14 Dec-14 Jan-15 Feb-15 Mar-15
66 56 50 59 55 35 45 43 41 52 53 50
Apr-15 May-15 Jun-15 Jul-15 Aug-15 Sep-15 Oct-15 Nov-15 Dec-15 Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16
45 34 42 42 43 49 47 42 36 49 56 61
Apr-16 May-16 Jun-16 Jul-16 Aug-16 Sep-16 Oct-16 Nov-16 Dec-16 Jan-17 Feb-17 Mar-17
56 56 46 54 45 42 48 55 46 72 64 49
Apr-17 May-17 Jun-17 Jul-17 Aug-17 Sep-17 Oct-17 Nov-17 Dec-17 Jan-18 Feb-18 Mar-18
46 50 57 50 54 33 45 55 39 61 58 53
Apr-18 May-18 Jun-18 Jul-18 Aug-18 Sep-18 Oct-18 Nov-18 Dec-18 Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19
70 62 47 66 58 57 55 55 29 92 51 53
Apr-19 May-19 Jun-19 Jul-19 Aug-19 Sept-19 Oct-19 Nov-19 Dec-19 Jan-20 Feb-20 * Mar-20 (to 19 Mar)
59 39 44 62 52 50 49 54 38 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)

Apr-14 May-14 Jun-14 Jul-14 Aug-14 Sep-14 Oct-14 Nov-14 Dec-14 Jan-15 Feb-15 Mar-15
83 94 56 74 90 66 89 94 74 72 76 80
Apr-15 May-15 Jun-15 Jul-15 Aug-15 Sep-15 Oct-15 Nov-15 Dec-15 Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16
70 69 82 90 77 90 85 94 89 92 84 75
Apr-16 May-16 Jun-16 Jul-16 Aug-16 Sep-16 Oct-16 Nov-16 Dec-16 Jan-17 Feb-17 Mar-17
80 89 87 85 93 93 92 93 93 82 80 90
Apr-17 May-17 Jun-17 Jul-17 Aug-17 Sep-17 Oct-17 Nov-17 Dec-17 Jan-18 Feb-18 Mar-18
87 84 72 86 85 82 89 91 97 78 81 98
Apr-18 May-18 Jun-18 Jul-18 Aug-18 Sep-18 Oct-18 Nov-18 Dec-18 Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19
51 61 81 82 71 63 65 60 79 80 69 72
Apr-19 May-19 Jun-19 Jul -19 Aug-19 Sept-19 Oct-19 Nov-19 Dec-19
80 90 84 81 81 70 88 93 87

Other Data Requests

No information provided (information exempt)

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

Information not held / neither confirm nor deny

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

Information provided / available by other means

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

Partial information provided

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

Internal Review

2017 11
2018 5
2019 8