Department for Culture Media and Sport

environmental information regulations

Some information held by the Department may be subject to Environmental Information Regulations (EIRs).

'Environmental Information' covers a wide range of topics, which relate to or affect the environment. Applications for information can be made by anyone, anywhere in the world.

The Information Commissioner's Office, which supervises both the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Data Protection Act 1998, also supervises the operation of the EIRs.

If you wish to make a request for environmental information under EIR please contact the Freedom of Information central team either by sending an email to, via our website enquiries system putting 'Freedom of Information request' in the heading, or by telephone on 0121 211 6200. Alternatively, you can make a written request to the following address:

Freedom of Information Team
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
2-4 Cockspur Street

Please provide as much detail as possible to help identify the information sought. Subject to the exceptions provided for in the Act we seek to provide the information within twenty working days of receiving the request.