Freedom of Information Commitment

Where it is within the capability of Boston Borough Council, information will be provided on its website. However where this is not possible or an individual indicates that they do not wish to access information on the website then the Council has indicated in the schedule alternative means and who will provide it.

In exceptional circumstances some information may be available only by viewing in person at Boston Borough Council’s offices. Where this is the case contact details are provided to enable an appointment to made.

Boston Borough Council’s obligations under disability and discrimination legislation and any other legislation will be adhered to when providing information in accordance with this Scheme.

The legal basis for the provision of information or “datasets” by the Council is through Section 11 of the FOIA dataset provisions were introduced by section 102 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (POFA), and they have been amended by regulation 21 of the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (RPSI).

To make a Freedom of Information Request for information, or an Environmental Information Regulation request for information please email