We are committed to being as open and transparent as possible. We intend to publish information in our Publication Scheme which is in the public interest.
However, sometimes certain information will not be disclosed. Information about current investigations, investigative methods, intelligence and operational tactics must be protected.
We will when necessary, give reasonable consideration to the exemptions afforded under the Freedom of Information Act and not release information, particularly; Section 30 Investigation and proceedings conducted by public authorities, Section 31 Law enforcement and Section 41 Information provided in confidence.
The fee for subject access requests will be removed on 25 May 2018 in line with the Data Protection Reform.
All requests received from 12:00 am on Friday 25 May onwards will be processed in line with the new legislation, free of charge.
The website will be updated to reflect these changes in due course.