45. Freedom of Information Act 2000.

45.     Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, any person may make a request for information to a public authority, and is entitled to be informed in writing by the public authority whether it holds information of the description specified in the request, and if that is the case, to have that information communicated to him1. Public authorities include the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care2, the General Chiropractic Council3, the General Dental Council4, the General Medical Council5, the General Optical