Freedom of Information

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Please note that while requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 will continue to be logged and managed and we will endeavour to meet the timescales for responding, there may be some delays due to the agile working of staff and the prioritisation of service provision. Thank you for your patience and understanding at this challenging time.

The Freedom of Information Act gives members of the public, businesses and other organisations rights of access to information held by public authorities such as Sunderland City Council.

How to Request Information from Sunderland City Council
If you would like to make a Freedom of Information request you can do this in a number of ways:

It will help us if you mark your correspondence clearly 'Freedom of Information Request' and send it to Information Governance Team, Commercial and Corporate Services, Civic Centre, Burdon Road, Sunderland, SR2 7DN.


Freedom of Information - a guide

A quick guide to the Freedom of Information Act, what it means for you and how to access information.

Freedom of Information - request form

Use this form to request FOI information from Sunderland City Council

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