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  • Publication Scheme

    These pages show what information will be routinely published by the Council.

  • Freedom of Information

    The public has a general right of access to any information the Council holds, with some exemptions.

  • Data Transparency Code

    Data which is required/recommended to be published under this Code is shown here.

  • Datashare - Viewing Council Information

    This is the place to look first. Datashare holds a range of council databases and information - all in one place.

  • National Fraud Initiative - Fair Processing Notice

    Colchester Borough Council is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. It may share information provided to it with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, in order to prevent and detect fraud.

  • Environmental Information Regulations

    The Environmental Information Regulations work in a similar way to the Freedom of Information Act, creating a general right of access to environmental information held by the Council.

  • Data Protection Act - Subject Access Requests

    Under the Data Protection Act 2018 everyone has a right to see the information held about them by organisations including the Council.