What's new?

One of the Commissioner's functions is to promote public awareness of freedom of information.Here, you will find some of our latest activities.

Latest news

View our latest activity, such as new releases, statements, speeches and publications on our dedicated news page.

You can also follow us on Twitter (@FOIScotland) for the most up to date information.

Covid-19 FOI UpdateFor information, advice and guidance on the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus on FOI in Scotland, visit our Covid-19 Information Hub.

Open Update Newsletter

Sign up to receive our FOI newsletter, Open Update, with news, updates and FOI learning from the Commissioner's work.


You can view our consultations here.


The Commissioner is involved in a number of events throughout the year.You can view the events diary for the year ahead.

Media contact

Visit our Contact Us page for information on how to contact our media team.

We also have media resources available for journalists to use.

Voluntary sector

If you work for the voluntary sector, we have guidance on how FOI can help you access the information you need.

Elected representatives

If you are an elected member, we have guidance on how FOI can help you, your staff or your constituents.


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