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Found 225 public authorities matching the tag ‘foi_no’

1994 Group A coalition of 19 universities. Not subject to FOI in its own right but included on this site on account of it being a group comprised solely of public...
3 requests made. Defunct.
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2013 World Police and Fire Games Limited Also called 2013 WPFG. 2013 World Police and Fire Games Limited appears not to be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
1 request made.
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Advertising Standards Authority Also called ASA. The ASA is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 however it is included on this site because it carries out an important public functions...
24 requests made.
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Affinity Sutton This Housing Association is not strictly subject to the Freedom of Information Act but according to the Housing Corporation: "You can also write to hou...
8 requests made.
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AmicusHorizon Ltd Also called AmicusHorizon. This Housing Association is not strictly subject to the Freedom of Information Act but according to the Housing Corporation: "You can also write to hou...
4 requests made.
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Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland Also called ACPOS. ACPOS works within the spirit of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 even though it is not subject to the Act.[1] The organisation ceas...
14 requests made. Defunct.
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Association of Colleges Also called AoC. AoC is a not for profit companies created by Colleges to represent and promote the interests of colleges. It members include General and Tertiary Furt...
1 request made.
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Association of Costs Lawyers Also called ACL. Professional body regulating cost lawyers. ACL is not subject to FOI.
0 requests made.
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Association of National Park Authorities Also called ANPA. There are 15 National Park Authorities who are members of the Association of National Park Authorities (ANPA). The ANPA is not subject to the Freedom o...
3 requests made.
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Association of Police Authorities The Association is not subject to FOI but its member are police authorities and therefore it is considered to be a body with public responsibilities.
11 requests made. Defunct.
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Association of Port Health Authorities Also called APHA. APHA is not subject to FOI.
0 requests made.
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Avon Local Councils Association Also called ALCA. ALCA (Avon Local Councils Association) is a member organisation run by and for Councils and Parish Meetings within the Unitary areas of Bath and North...
1 request made.
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Azelle Rodney Inquiry The Azelle Rodney Inquiry is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but has been added to this site because it was established by the Gover...
0 requests made.
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Ben’s Test Authority Please don't use this authority; it doesn't really exist.
1 request made.
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Birkbeck College Students’ Union Also called Birkbeck Students’ Union. Although not strictly subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Birbeck College’s Byelaws state that "The Union shall operate and conduct itself...
4 requests made.
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Birmingham Community Safety Partnership Birmingham Community Safety Partnership appears to be the new name for the Safer Birmingham Partnership. The Safer Birmingham Partnership was a join...
7 requests made.
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Birmingham Royal Ballet While it is not formally subject to the Freedom of Information Act we list this body because it receives substantial public funding. We note that on t...
1 request made.
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Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board 5 requests made.
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Board of Visitors and Visiting Committees of Northern Ireland No longer subject to FOI Act due to measures passed in the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (No. 1965 (N.I. 15))
0 requests made.
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Bridge School Inspectorate This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On 7...
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British Board of Film Classification Also called BBFC. The BBFC is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but it performs public functions when classifying films and videos.
8 requests made.
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British Film Institute Also called BFI. The BFI is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. We have added it to WhatDoTheyKnow.com on the grounds it is substantially publicly funded and...
11 requests made.
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British National Formulary Joint Formulary Committee Also called BNF. This body is not technically subject to the Freedom of Information Act but we list it as it has significant public responsibilities.
3 requests made.
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British Standards Institution Also called BSI. BSI is the UK’s National Standards Body, sometimes referred to as BSI group. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act...
3 requests made.
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Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice Also called BCAP. BCAP is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but has is included on the site due to its public function. BCAP is responsible for the UK C...
0 requests made.
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Cambridgeshire Coroner's Office Coroner's Offices are not formally subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
1 request made.
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Carbon Trust This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On 7...
1 request made.
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Catalyst Housing Limited Catalyst Housing Limited a major housing association operating in London and the South East. Bodies which have merged to form this organisation in...
0 requests made.
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Centre for Process Innovation Limited Also called Centre for Process Innovation. This company is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We include it here because the company has received substantial grants from publ...
1 request made.
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Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Also called CILEx. Although CILEx is not a prescribed public authority for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, it endeavours to follow the spirit of the...
2 requests made.
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Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys Also called CIPA. The Institute maintains the statutory Register of Patent Attorneys. Through IPReg the Institute carries out the regulatory functions of setting and ma...
2 requests made.
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Cheshire East Safeguarding Children Board 0 requests made.
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Cheshire West and Chester Safeguarding Children Board 0 requests made.
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Chevening Estate Not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Under the terms of the Chevening Estate Act 1959 the Prime Minister has the responsibility of no...
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Chief Fire Officers Association Also called CFOA. Please note that the Chief Fire Officers Association is not subject to the FOI Act, so it may not reply to requests. They make the following statement...
0 requests made.
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Church Commissioners The Church Commissioners are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The Church Commissioners are a statutory body established by the...
3 requests made.
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Churches Conservation Trust "The Churches Conservation Trust is technically not a public body, being established under ecclesiastical legislation, but its sponsor, the Department...
5 requests made.
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Church of Scotland The Church of Scotland is not subject to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. It does however answer requests for information as a ma...
6 requests made.
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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra While it is not formally subject to the Freedom of Information Act we list this body because it receives substantial public funding. We note that on t...
1 request made.
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Clearcast Limited Also called Clearcast. Clearcast advises on and clears commercials, against the TV Advertising Standards Code, before they are broadcast. Although, not subject to the Freedom...
0 requests made.
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College of Arms The office regulating heraldry and granting new armorial bearings for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Although, not subject to the Freedom of Info...
4 requests made.
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Colleges Northern Ireland Also called CNI. Colleges Northern Ireland is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, it has been included on this site because it receives public funding
2 requests made.
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Committee of Advertising Practice Also called CAP. CAP is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but has is included on the site due to its public function. CAP is responsible for the UK Co...
0 requests made.
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Community Development Foundation Also called CDF. While this organisation is probably not formally subject to Freedom of Information law we list it due to its role in allocating public funds; it distri...
9 requests made.
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Community @ Heart Partnership Community at Heart has ceased to exist. Its successor organisation is Easton and Lawrence Hill Neighbourhood Management. Although New Deal for Com...
1 request made. Defunct.
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Conservators of the River Cam The Conservators of the River Cam are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act but we list them here as we think they ought due to their responsib...
2 requests made.
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Coroner’s Service for Leicestershire 0 requests made.
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Council for Licensed Conveyancers Also called CLC. The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) is the regulatory body for Licensed Conveyancers who are qualified specialist property lawyers. CLC is not...
0 requests made.
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Council of the Inns of Court Also called COIC. Council of the Inns of Court is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We included the Council here because of its public regulatory funct...
0 requests made.
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Crown Estate Paving Commission Also called CEPC. The Crown Estate Paving Commission is not subject to Freedom of Information. Under the Crown Estate Paving Act 1851, the CEPC has the statutory author...
1 request made.
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Curo Housing Group From Curo's website: "Curo is a group of companies that operate in the social and commercial housing market as well as the care and support sector....
3 requests made.
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Defence, Press and Broadcasting Advisory Committee Also called DPBAC. Responsible for the "DA-Notices System". The DA-Notice System is a means of providing advice and guidance to the media about defence and counter-terro...
7 requests made.
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Devon and Cornwall Safety Camera Partnership 2 requests made.
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Dorset Safety Camera Partnership 4 requests made.
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Duchy of Lancaster The Duchy of Lancaster though not formally subject to FOI is included on this site because of its public functions which include (i) the administration...
5 requests made.
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Earth Balance Earth Balance appears not to be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but it has been added to the site because it is classed by the Office of...
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East Coast Main Line Company Limited Also called Virgin Trains East Coast. East Coast Main Line Company Limited, trading as "Virgin Trains East Coast" operates the East Coast mainline train services. Until 28th February 2015...
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East of England Local Government Association Also called EELGA. The East of England LGA is an association set up by the 52 local authorities in the region following the abolition of the East of England Regional Asse...
2 requests made.
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East Sussex Energy, Infrastructure and Development Limited Also called Sea Change Sussex. The company is believed not to be subject to FOI The company is listed on this site due to the public nature of its role in furthering government po...
3 requests made.
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Edexcel Limited Also called Edexcel. Edexcel is an exam board. Edexcel is not subject to FOI but we have included it on the site because it is one of largest awarding bodies in the UK.
16 requests made.
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Energy Saving Trust This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On 7...
3 requests made.
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English National Opera While it is not formally subject to the Freedom of Information Act we list this body because it receives substantial public funding. We note that on t...
0 requests made.
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Environmental Trust Scheme Regulatory Body Also called ENTRUST. ENTRUST is the regulator of the Landfill Communities Fund which forms part of the UK's Landfill Tax system. The organisation is probably not formal...
1 request made.
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ESEP Limited In 2006 the Scottish Executive awarded ESEP Ltd a contract to administer the EU Structural Funds Programmes in Lowlands and Uplands Scotland. Although...
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Faculty of Advocates The Faculty of Advocates is a body of lawyers who have been admitted to practise as advocates before the courts of Scotland. Although not subject to F...
1 request made.
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Farriers Registration Council The Farriers Registration Council was established by Farriers (Registration) Act 1975 to register and regulate persons engaged in farriery and the shoe...
0 requests made.
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Film Agency Wales The Film Agency Wales is not technically subject to the Freedom of Information Act but we have listed it here on the grounds that it has a role in the...
4 requests made.
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Financial Services Compensation Scheme Limited Also called FSCS.
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First Corporate Shipping Limited Also called The Bristol Port Company. Most Port Authorities are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but are subject to the Environmental Information Regulations.
2 requests made.
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General Council of the Bar Also called Bar Council. The Bar Council is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We include the Council here because of its public role as the approved regulator...
18 requests made.
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Glasgow 2014 Limited Also called Glasgow 2014. "Glasgow 2014 Limited, the Organising Committee of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games (“OC”) is a private company and is not subject to the Freedom of...
9 requests made.
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Great Places Housing Group Also called Great Places. This Housing Association is not strictly subject to the Freedom of Information Act but according to the Housing Corporation: "You can also write to hou...
1 request made.
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Hampshire Association of Local Councils Limited Also called Hampshire Association of Local Councils. This company appears not to be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Also called "HALC".
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Heart of the South West Local Transport Body This body is probably not formally subject to FOI but we list it as it has a substantial public role.
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Her Majesty's Coroner for Berkshire Also called HM Coroner for Berkshire. Coroners are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
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Her Majesty's Coroner for Bournemouth, Poole and Eastern Dorset 0 requests made.
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Her Majesty's Coroner for Greater London (South) Also called South London Coroner. Coroners are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
3 requests made.
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Her Majesty's Coroner for Norfolk Also called HM Coroner for Norfolk. Coroners are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
0 requests made.
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Her Majesty's Coroner for North and East Cambridgeshire Also called HM Coroner for North and East Cambridgeshire.
0 requests made.
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Her Majesty's Coroner for the City of Birmingham and the Borough of Solihull Also called HM Coroner for the City of Birmingham and the Borough of Solihull. Coroners are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000
1 request made.
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Her Majesty's Coroner for the Eastern District of North Yorkshire Also called HM Coroner for the Eastern District of North Yorkshire. Coroners are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
0 requests made.
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Her Majesty's Coroner for West Sussex Also called HM Coroner for West Sussex. Coroners are subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
3 requests made.
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Her Majesty's Coroner Mid Kent and Medway Also called HM Coroner Mid Kent and Medway. Coroners are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000
1 request made.
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Higher Education Statistics Agency Also called hesa. HESA may not technically subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If it is formally subject to the act depends on if all those who own it are th...
10 requests made.
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HM Coroner for Hampshire Coroners are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
0 requests made.
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HM Coroner Isle of Wight 0 requests made.
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Incommunities Housing Association This Housing Association is probably not strictly subject to the Freedom of Information Act but according to the Housing Corporation: "You can also wri...
1 request made.
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Independent Commission on Banking The commission appears to have ceased to exist after having made its recommendations. Material previously held by the commission has been passed to th...
2 requests made. Defunct.
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Independent Complaints Reviewer Also called ICR. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On 7...
0 requests made.
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Independent Monitor, Disclosure and Barring Service This body was created by Section 28 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 and established in 2012. One role of the independent monitor is...
2 requests made.
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Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation The Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation is not subject to FOI. We have included the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation (David A...
0 requests made.
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Independent Schools Inspectorate Also called ISI. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On 7...
10 requests made.
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Inn of Court of Northern Ireland The Inn of Court of Northern Ireland is not subject to FOI. The Inn of Court of Northern Ireland has the power to grant individuals the right to pra...
0 requests made.
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Institute for Learning Also called IfL. IfL appears not to be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Nonetheless, we list it here because it performs a public regulatory role in res...
0 requests made.
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Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys Also called ITMA. The Institute is the professional body responsible for the regulation of the Trade Mark Attorney profession under the Legal Services Act 2007. ITMA is...
0 requests made.
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Intelligence and Security Committee Also called ISC. The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) was established by the Intelligence Services Act 1994 to examine the policy, administration and expenditu...
8 requests made.
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Interception of Communications Commissioner's Office Also called IOCCO. The office of the Interception of Communications Commissioner. Requests to the Interception of Communications Commissioner can be made here. The com...
1 request made.
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Isle Care Isle Care provides quality care for older people and support for adults with learning disabilities across the Southern Region. Isle Care is not subjec...
0 requests made.
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Islington Training Centre Although it appears that the centre is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 it is classed as a public body by the Office of National Stat...
1 request made.
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Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board 4 requests made.
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