Freedom of Information Responses

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.


As part of the Council's commitment to being open and transparent, we publish our responses to Freedom of Information requests online. This is also known as the disclosure log.  

The freedom of information requests have been grouped together under the following categories with examples of what it is included.

Some excel spreadsheets in relation to requests have been converted to PDF format. If you would like a copy of the information in excel format please request email foi@cornwall.gov.uk.

Adult social care

  • Placements for elderly care
  • Learning disability
  • Safeguarding

Benefits, council tax and business rates

  • Council tax benefit
  • Business rates
  • Vacant properties

Children, schools and families

  • Adoption and fostering
  • Safeguarding
  • Child protection

Cormac, highways

Highways issues, including:

  • surfacing works
  • potholes

Council property and procurement

  • Affordable housing
  • Empty houses
  • Property spend

Cornwall Housing

  • Homelessness
  • Social Housing
  • Homechoice
  • Emergency housing

Council staff, jobs, pay and expenses

  • Mileage claims
  • Councillors allowance
  • Salary and expenses

Environment, waste and recycling

  • Environment
  • Climate change
  • Recycling and waste

Fire, rescue, community safety and localism

  • Details of incidents and statistics

Information technology

  • IT hardware and software
  • IT security
  • Hacking and Cyber Attacks

Miscellaneous

  • Requests that do not fall into the other categories

Planning, parking and transport

  • Car park charges
  • Parking tickets
  • Planning applications

Public protection and environmental health

  • Licensing
  • Public health funerals
  • Trading standards
  • Animal welfare

Spending, budgets and pensions

  • Section 106 Agreements
  • Pensions
  • Council spending

Wellbeing and public health

  • Public Health Grant
  • Sexual Health Services
  • Smoking Cessation

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