A selection of images representing communities.
Everyone has the right to request information held by public sector organisations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Along with this Act, two other pieces of legislation govern people's right to access public sector information:
In this section you can learn how to request information that the Department for Communities and Local Government holds.
Note: For the purposes of the above legislation, the Department's Executive Agencies and the Government Offices (GOs) for the Regions are considered part of the Department. They have no separate legal identity and are not public authorities in their own right. However, requests for information held by the agencies and GOs should be made to those part of the organisation.
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