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Found 36 public authorities matching the tag ‘public_funded’
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 Fur...
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...
Association of Port Health Authorities Also called APHA. APHA is not subject to FOI.
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...
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 an...
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...
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 autho...
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 o...
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 Ass...
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...
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...
Herbal Medicines Advisory Committee This committee is likely to be added to the list of bodies subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 with effect from 1 October 2010.
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 t...
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 expendit...
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 Sta...
London 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...
Malvern Hills Conservators The Malvern Hills Conservators are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, but they have told us: “We are happy to reply to any enquiri...
Million+ Million+ is not a public authority for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
N8 Research Partnership Also called N8. N8 is a partnership of eight research intensive universities in the North of England (Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Shef...
National Association of Local Councils Also called NALC. The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) represents the interests of over 8,000 town and parish councils in England. NALC is not subject to...
National Counter Terrorism Security Office Also called NaCTSO. The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) is a police unit co-located within the Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI)...
Royal Marines Museum It appears the museum is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 despite the fact it is classified as a public body by the Government.
Royal Naval Museum It appears that this museum is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 despite the fact it is regarded as a public body by the Government.
Royal Opera House While it is not formally subject to the Freedom of Information Act we list this body because it receives substantial public funding. On the 31st of O...
School Food Trust No longer an NDPB.
Teachers’ TV Teachers TV appears not to be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. It is funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF...
The National Theatre 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...
The Russell Group of Universities Also called Russell Group. The Russell Group represents 20 of the largest research universities in the UK. The majority of its members are subject to the Freedom of Information...
The Southbank Centre 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...
The Waste and Resource Action Programme Also called WRAP. While not subject to the FOI act WRAP has been listed on WhatDoTheyKnow as it has a major public role and is funded by the government.
University Alliance University Alliance is not subject to FOI.
Welcome to Yorkshire Welcome to Yorkshire is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act Welcome to Yorkshire is the official destination management organisation (DMO...
Welsh Local Government Association Also called WLGA. The WLGA is not subject to FOI. Name in Welsh: Cymdeithas Llywodraeth Leol Cymru
West Midlands Councils West Midlands Councils is not bound by the Freedom of Information Act 2000. However it is the association's policy to be as open and transparent abou...
Worcestershire County Association of Local Councils This association of local authorities may not be formally subject to FOI but should still answer questions from the public.
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