Appeal against non-disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act

If you have requested information from us under the  Freedom of Information Act 2000 and are not satisfied with our decision and wish to request a review  please write to our FoI Complaints Officer: :

The FoI Complaints Officer
Information Services
Polaris House
North Star Avenue

Our FoI Complaints Officer will formally investigate and review the decision. After the investigation, our FoI Complaints Officer will write to you with a final decision. The result of this could be:

  • Release of all information previously withheld
  • Release of some of the information previously withheld
  • Confirmation of the original decision to withhold information.

If you are still not content with the outcome of the review, you may apply to refer the matter to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the review procedure provided by EPSRC. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF

Enquiry/Information Line: Between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745

If you have any questions about this appeals procedure, please contact the EPSRC Freedom of Information office.