Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, including the Combined Authority.  It sets out exemptions from that right and places a number of obligations on the authority, such as time for compliance, the right by an applicant to complain about the handling of their request, and a code of practice on record keeping.

Freedom of Information matters relating to the SCR are processed by the Barnsley MBC Customer Feedback and Improvement Team.

Any written question received by officers – or members – or references Freedom of Information, should be sent to: unless it is obviously “business as usual” and can be processed routinely.