Freedom of Information

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1. Overview

Stockport Council is committed to complying with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and related legislation.

This legislation enables anyone, anywhere in the world, to request any recorded information held by, or on behalf of, Stockport Council.

Information will be provided if it is held, unless one or more of the exemptions listed in the legislation applies. Information which is exempt does not have to be provided.

For advice and assistance from Stockport Council, please contact the Freedom of Information Officer via email at foi.officer@stockport.gov.uk or phone 0161 474 4299.

Independent advice and information about the FOIA is available from the Information Commissioner's Office.