CHAPTER 12: CHECKLIST FOR DISCLOSING INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT WHERE INDIVIDUALS ARE MENTIONED IN THE INFORMATION
1 Is the request valid (in writing, with a name and address)?
2 Does the request relate to personal data about the applicant? If so, treat the request (or that part of the request) as a subject access request under the Data Protection Act. Handle any third party information that is bound up with the applicant’s data as a potential exemption under the Data Protection Act.
3 Do you have enough information to locate the information requested? If not, ask the applicant for the information you need.
4 In respect of the freedom of information request: is the information where individuals are mentioned ...