Dear Birmingham City Council,
Does your Council have a document (formal/informal guidance or policy) on when information deemed exempt under the local government act 1972 will no longer be exempt?
I assume that when you bring items to Committee or full Council which are exempt from disclosure under the local government act 1972 you state this on the report. Do you provide guidance anywhere in the report or in a separate unrelated document as to when the information will (if at all) no longer be exempt from disclosure and be able to be accessed by members of the public?
Do you have any similar guidance documents on when Members of the Council may be able to view documents which a Senior Officer in the Council has deemed they should not have access to?
Has your Council received queries or formal requests for information from either members of the public or Members of the Council about access to information which has been deemed to be exempt from disclosure please? If so, what was the query and what was the Council's advice?
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