Freedom of Information requests

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 gives you the right to access official information held by public authorities.

The Convener of the School Closure Review Panels has adopted the Model Publication Scheme 2015, which is produced and approved by the Scottish Information Commissioner. For details of the information we proactively publish, please see our Guide to Information. For details of how information is managed, please see our Freedom of Information and Information Management Guidance.

If you wish to access information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 which is not available under our publication scheme, you must make your request in writing or in any form that can be kept for future use, for example, an audio recording or video tape.  Your request should include the following information:

* Your Name
* Your Email Address
* A description of the information you are requesting, including dates if applicable

Please send your request to the Office of the Convener of the School Closure Review Panels at the contact details below. We will acknowledge your request by email and respond formally to your request within 20 working days of receipt.

Office of the Convener of the School Closure Review Panels
PO Box 24071
EDINBURGH
EH3  1FB

Email: admin@scrp.scot      Telephone: 0131 225 8133

Requesting a review

If you have made a request and are unhappy with the response you received from us (or have not had a response), you have the right to request a review. Please put your request for review in writing. You must do this no later than 40 working days after receiving a response from us. In the unlikely event that you have not received a response at all, you have 40 working days after the end of the 20 working day period for responding to your request.

Please put your request for review in writing, including the following details:

* Your Name
* Your Email Address
* A description of the information you are requesting, including dates if applicable
* The date of your original request and date of the response you received from us
* The reference you were given

Please send your request for a review to:

Office of the Convener of the School Closure Review Panels
PO Box 24071
EDINBURGH
EH3  1FB

Email: admin@scrp.scot      Telephone: 0131 225 8133

We will acknowledge your request by email.

Scottish Information Commissioner

If you have already been through the two steps of making your request and requesting a review and are still not happy, you can appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner at:

Scottish Information Commissioner
Kinburn Castle
Doubledykes Road
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9DS

Telephone: 01334 464610
Fax: 01334 464611
Email: enquiries@itspublicknowledge.info

Website: www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal