Freedom of information


The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act aims to increase openness and accountability in government and across the public sector by ensuring that people have the right to access information held by Scottish public authorities.

More information on the Act can be found at:

Publication Scheme

Every public authority is required to adopt and maintain a publication scheme. The publication scheme is a commitment to provide information to the public. A Guide to the publication scheme is available online or as a hard copy from our Stornoway reception and is also available in large print.

Freedom of Information Requests

Requests must be in a permanent form.

Requests can be made by email or in writing to:

Freedom of Information Officer
UHI Outer Hebrides
Isle of Lewis
Tel: 01851770000