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Freedom of Information request for a closed record

Use this form to send us your Freedom of Information (FOI) request. As part of the review we will consult the government department which transferred the record to us.

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Once your FOI request has been received it will be processed and you will receive a response within 20 working days. Please note that in certain circumstances the review process may take longer. We will notify you of this. For further details please see our Lifecycle of an FOI Request document (Powerpoint presentation).

FOI is a public access regime, so if the record can be opened, it will become available at The National Archives to everyone.

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