The Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations give you the right to request recorded information held by Wiltshire council. Recorded information includes printed documents, computer files, letters, emails, photographs, and sound or video recordings.
The General Data Protection Regulation gives you the right to access your personal data; personal data is information about you. For further information about personal information see our data protection pages.
This is a guide to the information that we publish as a matter of routine. The scheme is intended to make sure that a wide range of information is easily available without the need to make specific requests for information.
This category includes information on our organisational structure, locations and contacts such as:
The locations and opening times of our buildings
Our contact details
Information about elected councillors including their contact details
The most recent election results
Local Government Transparency Code 2015
The Transparency Code was issued to meet the Government’s desire to place more power into citizens’ hands to increase democratic accountability and make it easier for local people to contribute to the local decision making process and help shape public services.
Requests for information
Details of how you can request information using FoI or EIR, including what we will do with the information you give us.
Public authorities are encouraged to publish statistics on their performance on handling requests under the legislation; we publish these figures quarterly. The previous 2 calendar years and the first quarter of 2018 figures are below. Third quarter 2018 figures will be published in late October 2018.
|2016||Number of requests received||% of responses within 20 working days||Number of requests where information was granted||Number of requests where information was refused||Number of internal reviews|
|2017||Number of requests received||% of responses within 20 working days||Number of requests where information was granted||Number of requests where information was refused||Number of internal reviews|
|2018||Number of requests received||% of responses within 20 working days||Number of requests where information was granted||Number of requests where information was refused||Number of internal reviews|