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Freedom of Information (FOI) 

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 gives you the right to request information from us and for it to be given to you unless there are good reasons not to do so.

How to request information

FOI requests should be made in writing (which includes email) and sent to: Crofting Commission, Great Glen House, Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NW or email: info@crofting.scotland.gov.uk and insert FOI into the subject heading.  Please ensure you provide your name, an address or email address for correspondence and if possible a telephone number. 

You will find out more about your rights and tips for requesting information under FOI on the Scottish Information Commissioners website.

Will there be a fee?

We do not usually charge for making requests or for providing information but we may charge if the request imposes unreasonable and significant demands on the financial and human resources of our organisation.  You will be informed of any fee in advance of us providing information.

Timescales

We will respond to your request within 20 working days. However if a request is complex or involves large amounts of information, meeting this deadline may not always be possible.  Where we are not able to respond to your request within the deadline, we will contact you to explain why and advise that we are working on providing you with a response. 

Your right to review and appeal

If we have handled your request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and you are unhappy with our response, tell us why within 40 working days, and it will be looked at afresh. We will aim to provide you with our review response within 20 working days. 

If you remain unhappy with our response, you then have the right to appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner.  You should keep copies of all the correspondence you have had with us, as if you decide to appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner you will be asked to provide these. 
The Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS Telephone: 01334 464610 www.itspublicknowledge.info

The Scottish Information Commissioner has now launched a new online appeal service www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal the service is available 24/7 and offers requesters help and advice about their appeal.

FOI Requests

In the table below the date received or date responded is shown depending upon the status of the request. Click on the date for full details.

If you would like to see the full response issued on any of the cases listed below please email info@crofting.scotland.gov.uk quoting the relevent case number when making your request.

 

Case NoRequestStatusResponse
83212
Request for a copy of the minute of the Hearing held in Benbecula on 17 August along with the cost o...
Ongoing 15/9/17
83178
Request for information on whether land has been decrofted at Croft 3 & 4 Burnside, Aviemore
Ongoing 14/9/17
83153
Request for various information relating to croft 10/11 Syre, Sutherland.
Ongoing 14/9/17
83211
Request for a copy of the files held by the Commission in respect of croft 155 Oldshoremore.
Ongoing 14/9/17
82990
Request for details of the number of sick days taken by staff during 2015,2016 up to September 2017....
Ongoing 7/9/17
82991
Request for a copy of all decrofting applications and subsequent paperwork for croft 1 Caoles, Tiree
Completed 20/9/17
83068
Request for information on visits to croft 28 Knock that took place during 2014/15.
Ongoing 6/9/17
82895
Request for various information relating to croft 155 Oldshoremore
Ongoing 4/9/17
82873
Request for a copy of the plan for croft 7 Suiliseaddair, Porteree
Completed 4/9/17
82810
Request for a copy of the plan for croft Shullishadder Enlargement Portree
Ongoing 31/8/17
82811
Request for a copy of the extent of the Siuilseasdair township, Portree
Ongoing 31/8/17

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