Freedom of information
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, including West Sussex County Council.
The 3 ways in which you can submit a FOI request.
Read a small selection of recent requests to illustrate the variety of topics covered
Under the Data Protection Act, 1998, you are entitled to access personal information held by social care services about you. We are happy to supply copies of documents to you, subject to certain exemptions. Find out how to apply for access to your records.
A summary of West Sussex County Council's approach to Freedom of Information and the Publication Scheme.
The Freedom of Information Act gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, including West Sussex County Council. It sets out exemptions from that right and places a number of obligations on the County Council.
The County Council is committed to a policy of open access to information, proposing to make information available to all those who need it.