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Freedom of Information

 

Introduction

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 came into effect on January 1st 2005. The Act aims to increase openness and accountability in government and across the public sector by ensuring that people have the right to access information held by Scottish public authorities

More information on the Act can be found at:

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
(www.scotland-legislation.hmso.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/acts2002/20020013.htm)

Scottish Government
(www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/FOI)

Scottish Information Commissioner
(www.itspublicknowledge.info)

Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 requires Scottish public authorities to adopt and maintain a Publication Scheme in which they list the types of information which they make available as a matter of course to the public.

North East Scotland College’s publication scheme is available at:
www.nescol.ac.uk/publication-scheme

Responsibility for the publication scheme

Overall responsibility for the scheme rests with:

Mr N Cowie
Vice Principal — Organisational Development
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen AB25 1BN

Telephone: 01224 612666
Email:

Responsibility for the day–to–day running of the scheme rests with:

Ms L Taylor
Business Processes & Administration Manager
North East Scotland College
Fraserburgh Campus
Henderson Road
Fraserburgh
Aberdeenshire AB43 9GA

Telephone: 01346 586104
Email:

Information Request Form

Information can be requested by completing the following form: Request for Information

Alternatively copies of the form are available at the Reception of each North East Scotland College Centre. Information Requests can also be made by telephone, e-mail, letter etc.

 

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