Template Freedom of Information Request

Template Letter Freedom of Information Request

Please copy & Paste the text below. Then amend text as necessary.

[Organisation address, postcode]

[Date]

Dear

I am writing to make a request for the following information. Which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please send me the following information:
[write a short summary of the information you want for example how many complaints have you had about poor X-ray interpretation, or how many people have suffered side effects due to Y medication or even how many staff wear blue shoes on a Tuesday , ]

• [How many times people have complained about X event in 2015?]
• [How many times people have complained about X event in 2016?]
• [How many times people have complained about X event in 2017?]

• [What was done to prevent this happening again in 2015?]
• [What was done to prevent this happening again in 2016?]
• [What was done to prevent this happening again in 2017?]

I would like the above information to be provided to me as an [electronic /written] copy.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.

If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within one calendar month after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.
Yours faithfully

[Name]
[Address, post code]
[Contact telephone number]

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