Access to Information

Freedom of Information

The Office of the Civil Service Commissioners complies with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Data Protection Act 2018. Any information held by the Office is potentially eligible for disclosure but particular categories may be protected, for example, personal information or commercially sensitive information and exemptions, as laid out in legislation, may be applied.

Please submit your request for information in writing by letter or by email, clearly stating the information that you require:

Office of the Civil Service Commissioners
7th Floor, Erskine House
20 - 32 Chichester Street

Details on using the Freedom of Information Act can be found under the:

Further information about the legislation and how it works can be located at the:

Disclosure Log

Below is a disclosure log providing details of freedom of information requests.

Data Protection Policy

The Data Protection Act 2018 is the UK’s implementation of the  General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The Office of the Civil Service Commissioners processes personal information or data by requiring compliance with the Data Protection Principles; that is to ensure information is:

a. used fairly, lawfully and transparently;
b. used for specific, explicit purposes;
c. used in a way that is adequate, relevant and limited to only what is necessary;
d. accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date;
e. kept for no longer than is necessary; and
f. handled in a way that ensures appropriate security, including protection against unlawful or unauthorised processing, access, loss, destruction or damage.

Schedule and Summary Record of Commissioners Business Meetings:

Meeting Schedule:

  • 30 April 2024
  • 18 June 2024
  • 17 September 2024

Business Minutes:

Annual Report

The Office of the Civil Service Commissioners, as a regulatory body, publish an Annual Report to provide transparency and accountability for their activities during the year.

Publication Scheme

Commissioners are committed to upholding the highest levels of openness and transparency and have produced a publication scheme which sets out Commissioners commitment to making particular classes of information available.

Handling Comments, Enquiries and Complaints

Commissioners invite comments, enquiries and complaints in relation to the service you have received from the Office of the Civil Service Commissioners.

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