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Table 2 FOI requests

From: How to deal with a temporary suspension and restarting your trial: our experiences and lessons learnt

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000 (https://www.gov.uk/make-a-freedom-of-information-request) and The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA, https://www.gov.scot/about/contact-information/how-to-request-information/) allow public access to information held by public authorities (with guidelines detailing how to respond to these requests).
This public access to information is actioned through public authorities being obliged to publish certain information on their activities when members of the public request information.
The public authorities have 20 working days to respond to the FOI/FOISA.