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Freedom of information requests

Please read the information below to ensure requests are directed to the appropriate body.

Ministry of Justice

(including NOMS, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation)

If you are considering making a Freedom of Information request please look at the disclosure log before contacting us, as the information may already have been released.

Data Access and Compliance Unit
Postal Point 6.25, Floor 6
102 Petty France


Requests for specific information about other related bodies should be sent to to the appropriate body using the contact details below.

Court Funds Office

22 Kingsway

DX: 149780 Kingsway 5


Criminal Cases Review Commission

Head of Communications,
Human Resources,
Alpha Tower,
Suffolk St Queensway,
Birmingham,B1 1TT.

Tel 0121 633 1800
Fax 0121 633 1823

DX:  715466
Birmingham 41


Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

If you are considering making a Freedom of Information request please look at the fees and charges information before contacting us.

Information Officer
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
Communications and Customer Liaison Section
Tay House
300 Bath Street
Glasgow G2 4LN


Telephone: 0141 331 5491

Independent Monitoring Boards

If your Freedom of Information request relates to a specific IMB, please contact the Board directly via the prison or immigration removal centre to which it is attached.  Your query should be marked for the attention of the IMB Clerk. 

If your request relates to IMBs generally, please contact the IMB Secretariat.


Judicial Appointments and Complaints Ombudsman

9.53, 9th Floor, The Tower
102 Petty France
London SW1H 9AJ

Telephone : 020 3334 2900

Fax on: 020 3334 2913


Office of the Public Guardian

In order to deal effectively with requests of this nature we would kindly appreciate any postal correspondence being clearly marked on the envelope with either ‘Freedom of Information Request’ or ‘Data Protection Request’.

(Please note any Data Protection Request must also be accompanied by a copy of the Requester’s Identification and a fee of £10.00, made payable to Her Majesty’s Pay Master General).

PO Box 16185
B2 2WH

Phone number: 0300 456 0300
Fax number: 0870 739 5780

Document Exchange (DX) address is:
Office of the Public Guardian
DX 744240
Birmingham 79

Alternatively, you may email your request to:

Official Solicitor and Public Trustee

81 Chancery Lane,
DX 0012 London/Chancery Lane


Parole Board

Tim Morris
Head of Communications
The Parole Board
Grenadier House
99-105 Horseferry Road
London, SW1P 2DX


Publication scheme (PDF 0.30mb)

Youth Justice Board

Freedom of Information Team
Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
1 Drummond Gate