Difference between revisions of "Authorities that link to WhatDoTheyKnow"

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*Chelmsford Borough Council [http://www.chelmsford.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=8235 FOI page]
*Chelmsford Borough Council [http://www.chelmsford.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=8235 FOI page]
*Scottish Borders Council [http://www.scotborders.gov.uk/council/borders_informs/freedomofinformation/index.html FOI page]]
*Scottish Borders Council [http://www.scotborders.gov.uk/council/borders_informs/freedomofinformation/index.html FOI page]

Revision as of 23:35, 29 June 2011

The following public authorities link to WhatDoTheyKnow:

  • Government Equalities Office: [1]
"Information already available
Written Parliamentary Answers by GEO’s Ministers can be found by searching Hansard or theyworkforyou.com
Responses to Freedom of Information Act requests made to GEO via whatdotheyknow.com can be found here
GEO’s FOI Disclosure Log"
  • Cabinet Office: [2]
"3. Other key data: [...]
Over 100 Official and National statistics; all of the final research reports from our external research programme; Departmental Accounts; and, FOI responses we believe will be of wider public interest on our Freedom of Information Disclosure Log in addition to requests via www.whatdotheyknow.com"
  • HM Government - data.gov.uk [3]
Post Office name, address and opening times
Problem: The Royal Mail provide a branch finder for information on the individual branches, however they won't provide a complete list. The did however confirm that the information is open for reuse: http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/address_and_opening_times_of_pos
  • Greater London Authority - data.london.gov.uk [4]
Create data set suggestion
If you're looking for a specific piece of information rather than a raw figures, you may be better off making a request under the Freedom of Information Act. Have a look at WhatDoTheyKnow.com to search public FoI requests or to make your own.

Local authorities