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You have the right to request information from any publicly-funded body, and get answers. WhatDoTheyKnow helps you make a Freedom of Information request. It also publishes all requests online.

  1. Use this site to make your request for information – we'll show you how.


  2. We'll drop you an email as soon as your request gets a response.


  3. We publish it all online. Great! Now you have your answer, and everybody else can access it too.


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