Freedom of Information
From 11 November 2019, the Association will be classified as a public authority under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. The Association will also be subject to the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.
The Freedom of Information legislation will place the following duties on the Association:
- A duty to respond to requests for information.
- A duty to publish information.
- A duty to offer advice and assistance to those requesting information.
From 11 November 2019 the Association will implement its Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Policy. This Policy can be viewed here.
The Association's Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Procedures can be viewed here.
As part of its duty to publish information the Association has adopted the Scottish Information Commissioners (SIC) Model Publication Scheme. As part of our commitment to openess and transparency, Yoker Housing Association has adopted a Publication Framework that sets out the range of information that we publish. Our model Publication Framework complies with legal requirements and is consistent with the Model Publication Framework promoted by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations and the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations.
The Association's Guide to Information can be viewed here.
Advice and assistance with regards to making a request for information can be obtained by contacting the Association:
In writing or by visiting the office: Yoker Housing Association Limited, 2310 Dumbarton Road, Yoker, Glasgow, G14 0JS
By telephone: 0141 950 9052
Further information regarding the Freedom of Information is available by visiting the Scottish Information Commissioner (SIC) website at www.itspublicknowledge.info