The University publishes details of our performance on handling requests for information made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).  

We publish these statistics quarterly, in line with best practice recommendations in the Freedom of Information Code of Practice. The next figures will be published in January 2021. 

Contact foi@uea.ac.uk for more information about the University‚Äôs Information Compliance work.  

2020

 
2020 Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sept Oct-Dec Annual total
Requests received 86 50 100 94 330
Outstanding requests 0 0 0 0 0
Avg. no. of working days taken to respond 14 13 15 15 14
Requests where deadline was extended, or where statutory deadline was exceeded 0 2 6 5 13
Requests closed due to lack of valid name or clarification of requirements 4 6 1 1 11
Requests handled informally as 'Business as Usual' 1 0 3 0 4
Requests withdrawn by requester 1 2 0 0 3
Requests where information was disclosed in full 38 21 48 60 167
Requests where information was refused in full, inc. where we neither confirmed nor denied information was held 12 4 14 9 39
Requests where information was not held at all 5 4 4 2 15
Requests where information was supplied in part where held 12 7 20 9 48
Requests where information was disclosed in part and refused in part 13 5 10 13 41

 

2019

 
2019 Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sept Oct-Dec Annual total 
Requests received 99 83 138 98 418
Outstanding requests 0 0 0 0 0
Avg. no. of working days taken to respond 15 15 13 16 14
Requests where deadline was extended, or where statutory deadline was exceeded 1 1 (+3 partial responses) 2 (+7 partial responses) 5 (+4 partial responses) 9 (+14 partial responses)
Requests closed due to lack of valid name or clarification of requirements 2 0 1 5 8
Requests handled informally as 'Business as Usual' 5 1 1 0 7
Requests withdrawn by requester 1 2 5 0 8
Requests where information was disclosed in full 48 38 75 50 211
Requests where information was refused in full, inc. where we neither confirmed nor denied information was held 11 14 13 11 49
Requests where information was not held at all 3 0 7 7 17
Requests where information was supplied in part where held 22 19 26 14 81
Requests where information was disclosed in part and refused in part 7 9 9 11 36

2018

 
2018 Jan-Apr May-Aug Sept-Dec Annual total (% of total in brackets)
Requests received 101 112 95 308
Outstanding requests 0 0 0 0
Avg. no. of working days taken to respond 15 14 15 14
Requests where deadline was extended, or where statutory deadline was exceeded 1 5 7 13 (4%)
Requests closed due to lack of valid name or clarification of requirements 2 1 4 7 (2%)
Requests withdrawn by requester 1 3 1 5 (2%)
Requests where information was disclosed in full 55 43 43 141 (46%)
Requests where information was refused in full, inc. where we neither confirmed nor denied information was held 12 16 8 36 (12%)
Requests where information was not held at all 2 3 6 11 (4%)
Requests where information was supplied in part where held 19 22 5 46 (15%)
Requests where information was disclosed in part and refused in part 10 24 28 62 (20%)