Freedom of Information Officer's Handbook

Freedom of Information Officer's Handbook

Gibbons, Paul

Facet Publishing






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This book provides a comprehensive guide to the practical management of freedom of information compliance, including interpretation of the Act as well as the Environmental Information Regulations.
Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction Part 1: Understanding FOI 1. A brief history of freedom of information 2. Understanding the Act 3. The exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 4. The FOI officer's toolkit Part 2: FOI in Context 5. The Environmental Information Regulations 6. The Freedom of Information Act, personal information and the GDPR 7. Records and archives 8. Publication schemes and proactive disclosure 9. Copyright and re-use of information Part 3: FOI in Practice 10. The FOI officer 11. Embedding FOI 12. Managing FOI requests 13. Communicating with applicants 14. Internal reviews and appeals Appendices Appendix 1 - Methodology of survey of English local authorities Appendix 2 - FOI response templates Appendix 3 - Privacy notice for FOI requests Notes Index