Beginner’s Guide

Detailed information on how to make a Freedom of Information request using this website, can be found in this blog post.

Advice on how to set up email alerts to follow Freedom of Information requests made to your local council on WhatDoTheyKnow can be found in this blog post. And this blog post explains how you can subscribe to receive email alerts on FOI requests on any topic.

If you need further advice, you can contact the WhatDoTheyKnow volunteer administration team.

Changes #

We keep these pages under review, and may make changes from time to time to ensure that they remain up-to-date and accurate. You can find a synopsis of changes we’ve made at our GitHub repository but if you have any questions, please do contact us.