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How to make a Freedom of Information request?

Make a Freedom of Information request if you can't find what you're looking for on this page.

Before you make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request: 

Has a similar request for information been made recently?

Save time and check the FOI responses pages for:

Have you checked if the information or data is already available?  

A wide range of public information, data and statistics are available on the links on the table below:  

Information Resources
Subject AreaPublic Information, Data and Statistics
Council InformationCouncil's Constitution
Organisation Chart and Senior Salaries
Employment and EqualitiesEquality Duty
Working for Mendip District Council
Budgets and FinanceFinance
Expenditure over £500
Business RatesFrequently Requested Information
Current Contracts InformationContracts Register
Open DataMendip District Council INSPIRE Data
Glastonbury FestivalGlastonbury Festival Licensing and Event Management Information


How to make a request

Requests must be made in writing and may be submitted in either of the following ways:

  • By email address 
  • By submission of an application form or letter addressed to David Clark, Mendip District Council, Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT

Please ensure you include an email address or postal address in order for us to be able to correspond with you.  There may be a charge for some information requested under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please refer to the Council's Charging Policy. pdf icon DPA and FOI Charging Policy [120kb]


Last modified: 19 March 2018