An Introduction to Freedom of Information


The purpose of the Freedom of Information Act is to give people increased access to the wealth of information held by public bodies and government departments.

The Act further aims to encourage increased openness and enable members of the public to understand how such organisations carry out their duties, why they make the decisions they do, and how they spend public money.



  • Understand the purpose and aims of the Act
  • Outline the benefits for individuals, public bodies and government departments

Course Duration

10 minutes

Target Audience

  • All members of an organisation requiring a base level understanding of the subject.

Available in

  • Mixed media (audio/video elements with subtitles)

Delivered Via

  • Internet
Price: £25.00