Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) establishes a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities.

It places a number of obligations on public authorities and sets out exemptions from that right. The Act applies to Ofcom as Ofcom is a public authority. Detailed information on the Act is available on the Information Commissioner’s website:

The Act also requires public authorities to publish certain information under a publication scheme.

In providing you with information, we can recover our reasonable costs incurred in contacting you to inform you the information is held and providing you with the information. This includes, but is not limited to, the costs of reproducing any document containing the information, e.g. printing or photocopying (at 10p a page), postage and the cost of providing you with the information in a specified format.