FOI study

Beginning to look at the protocol and etiquette of making FOI requests. A couple of incidental but noteworthy points.

What should we do when we receive a request for information? | ICO

To be valid under the Act, the request must: be in writing. This could be a letter or email. Requests can also be made via the web, or even on social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter if your public authority uses these;

Yet a Sheffield Councillor thinks otherwise…

which in turn link to this:

Would be nice to know whether a simple question is better/worse than an elaborate request for information on a range of inter-related topics.

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