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Make an FOI request

Application for information must be made in writing this could be a fax, email, letter or via our online form and may be subject to a charge depending upon the complexity of the request.

Before you make an FOI request

Please consider searching the Previous Freedom of Information Requests (FOI Archive), and the Council's Publication Scheme to see if the information you are looking for has already been published.

You may also want to read our Tips for successful FOI Requests.  Please be aware there will be certain requests we will not be able to complete.  See our Exemptions to FOI Requests for more information

Make an FOI request

To make an FOI request please complete our online form below.


  1. Your Contact Details
    1. You MUST provide your name, and either your address or a valid email address for the council to respond to you.
  2. Main Page
    1. Please tell us the general subject of your request (e.g. Burials paid for by the council) and the full details of your request (e.g. Please provide details of the number of burials paid for by the council each year between 2001 and 2012)
  3. Data Protection Clause
    1. For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

      From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice
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