Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act allows you to ask us for all the recorded information we have.

You don’t have to tell us why you want the information, and we won’t ask.

Asking for information

You can write or email us to ask for information:

Freedom of Information
Roycraft House, 15 Linton Road, Barking, IG11 8HE

foi@lbbd.gov.uk

Requests should include:

  • Your name
  • An address to contact you
  • A clear description of the information you want

We will reply to you within 20 working days of receiving your request.

Your request will be handled under different regulations depending on the kind of information you ask for, eg the:

Some sensitive information may not be available. If this applies, we will tell you why we cannot give you some or all of the information you requested.

To find out more about your rights under the Freedom of Information Act, go to the Information Commissioner’s Office website.