You can make a freedom of information request:
Before submitting a new freedom of information request, you should check our Publication Scheme to find out whether we’ve published the information you’re looking for before.
If you make a request, you need to include:
We will then tell you in writing whether or not we hold the information you have asked for. If we do, we will either:
There are certain exemptions that can be used as justification to withhold information. These include things like if releasing the information would breach the data protection legislation, would prejudice an ongoing court case or would hinder the prevention or detection of crime.
We will tell you why we are not providing the information you have asked for, which exemption applies and how you can get our decision to be internally reviewed. If you request an internal review of your original response you will receive a response from an Independent Officer (appointed by the Assistant Director of Legal & Democratic Services) within the statutory deadline of 20 working days.
If following the internal review, you are still unhappy with our response, you can complain to the Information Commissioner. Their details are:
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire
The personal data you provide to us in making a request under the FOI Act is stored on our secure system, and only accessed using encrypted devices.
Any personal data in your request is processed internally and shared between the relevant internal departments in order to provide you with a tailored response. Occasionally, the request will be shared with our commercial partners where the information requested is governed by a contract, or with other public authorities in the case of “round robin” requests.
This outlines the information we make available and covers:
Quarterly we publish:
Annually we publish:
You can find your parking zone on our permit parking zone street index.
Public Health Funerals – details of the public health funerals that have taken place in Reading from 2000 to date.