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Access to Information

Welcome to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Access to Information website.

This website aims to help you access information held by the FCO through the Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulations and the Data Protection Act.

Access to Information

Welcome to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Access to Information website.

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News

General Affairs and External Relations Council (GAERC)

Minister for Europe Chris Bryant outlined the agenda items that are due to be discussed at the forthcoming GAERC on 10-11 December.


New Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Sarah Gillett CMG MVO has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein*. She will take up her appointment during December 2009.


Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway

Ms Jane Owen has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway in succession to Mr David Powell who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment.


About access to information

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Find out about your rights and our obligations under access to information legislation

> The Freedom of Information Act

> The Data Protection Act

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Information we publish

Document archive

Find out about the information we currently make available and how you can get this information.

> FCO Information Guide

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Requesting information

Get advice and tips on requesting information held by the FCO

> Official information

> Personal information

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Released information

View information that has been released in response to requests under the Freedom of Information Act

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FCO Information Charter

We need to handle personal information about you so that we can provide services for you. The FCO Information Charter tells you how we look after that information.