Guide to Information

We routinely publish information about the organisation, our spending, our priorities, our decisions, our policies and procedures, lists and registers, and about our services. This guide to information is designed to help you find information without the need to submit a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

This guide to information is based on the Information Commissioner’s model publication scheme guidance for Non-Departmental Public Bodies and other public authorities.

Information is listed according to the following classes:

  1. Who we are and what we do
  2. What we spend and how we spend it
  3. What are our priorities and how are we doing
  4. How we make decisions
  5. Policies and procedures
  6. Lists and registers
  7. Services we offer

 

1. Who we are and what we do

(Organisational information, structures, locations, legal governance)

 

2. What we spend and how we spend it

(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, tendering, procurement, contracts and financial audit)

  • PSOW annual accounts 
  • Management Team expenses [available on request]
  • PSOW pay scales
  • Procurement and tendering procedures
  • Contracts Register [contractors with value - available on request]

 

3. What are our priorities and how are we doing

(Strategies and plans, performance information, inspections and reviews)

 

4. How we make decisions

(Decision making processes and records of decisions)

 

5. Policies and procedures

Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our function and responsibilities

 

6. Lists and registers

(Information held in registers required by Law and other lists and registers)

  • Fixed Asset Register [available on request]
  • Register of gifts and hospitality [photocopy available on request]
  • Register of Interests for Management Team [photocopy available on request]

 

7. Services we offer

(Advice and guidance, booklets and leaflets, transactions and media releases)

 

Information not listed above

If the information you are seeking is not listed above, you can submit a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Further information on how to submit a request for information can be found on our Freedom of Information page.