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Freedom of information statistics

Our Freedom of information (FOI) compliance statistics are published on a quarterly basis

The statistics are published as outlined in the Freedom of Information Code of Practice 2018, Section 8 Publication Schemes (paragraphs 8.5 and 8.6). 

2021 statistics

FOI requests Jan to
Apr to
Jul to
Oct to
Requests received 51 52 tbc tbc 103
Requests closed because clarification was not provided 0 0 tbc tbc 0
Requests closed because the requester withdrew the request 0 0 tbc tbc 0
Requests which received a response within the statutory timescale 34 37 tbc tbc 71
Requests which received a late response 4 11 tbc tbc 15
Requests which required a response, but which did not receive one (i.e. failure to respond) 0 0 tbc tbc 0
Requests refused on the grounds of excessive costs 2 0 tbc tbc 2
Requests refused because they were vexatious or repeated 0 0 tbc tbc 0
Requests for which information was provided in full 17 27 tbc tbc 44
Requests for which a refusal notice was issued for all the information requested 6 3 tbc tbc 9
Requests for which some information was provided, but other information was withheld or was not held by the HCPC (partial) 9 12 tbc tbc 21
Requests for which all of the information was not held 5 3 tbc tbc 8
Requests for which we refused to confirm or deny whether the information existed or was held 1 3 tbc tbc 4
The number of requests received that have been referred for internal review 4 5 tbc tbc 9
Page updated on: 14/05/2021