Use the advanced search to look for consultations, publications, related links and news links. You can search by date and by any combination of information type, subject, department and region.

We keep information on info4local for two years except for news items, which stay on the site for six months.

Each advanced search is limited to 200 results.


Basic options

You can use keyword/s. Enter the words you would expect to appear in the title or summary details of the items you are searching for.

You can use quotes to search for phrases (eg "social inclusion") and you can use the terms AND and OR to make your search more specific.

The fields marked with an asterisk (* (Mandatory field)) are mandatory.


Information type options* (Mandatory field)

Use the tick boxes below to choose which document types you wish to return in the search results.


Subjects * (Mandatory field)

Use the tick boxes below to choose which subjects you wish to return in the search results.



Departments and national/region options* (Mandatory field)

Choose one or more items from the lists below to filter your results by department and region. See the accessibility page for information on selecting items using a mouse or keyboard.


Display options

Use the following menu to choose whether you want to see only the title of each search result, or an additional short or full summary.