Freedom of information policy

Scope

Records can be defined as “information that is written or stored on computer so that it can be used in the future”. Records covered by this policy include all records (irrespective of the medium on or in which the information is carried) which belong to or are in the custody of the Council or any of its officers and members. This policy will apply to all WHBC officers, members, contractors, partners, consultants and service providers who have access to the Council’s records. Failure of a contractor/partner/consultant/service provider to comply could lead to legal action and the cancellation of a contract.