FOI frequently requested information

We regularly get requests for the same or similar information, therefore, we have decided to publish this information and update it at regular intervals.

A request for updated information in advance of when the next update is due will normally be refused under Section 22 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on the grounds that it is information that we hold with the intention of publishing at a specific date.

We often get requests for information about the Council and our Borough Councillors. Various information is available on our Publication Scheme including the topics listed below plus much more information about who we are and what we do.

  • Our constitution
  • Democratic structure
  • Councillor information (including member allowances)
  • Minutes and agendas of meetings

Public Health Funerals - Records

We are frequently asked for information about public health funerals, people who have died with no known next of kin, bona vacantia estates and estates which have been referred to the Treasury Solicitor, or Duchy of Lancaster or Cornwall. Updates will be published every 3 months.

Parking

The Department for Transport guidance issued under the Traffic Management Act 2004 requires councils to produce an  Annual Report on their parking enforcement activities.

Housing

We often receive requests about our housing strategy, housing options, and new developments.

Please find links below to this information:

Borough Demographics

We often get asked for information on the Borough's population, size and boundaries.