The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has central policy responsibility for the Freedom of Information Act 2014
, but general information on FOI, including the FOI Act 2014 is available at on the national FOI website,
which is run from this department.
Please note that if another way to access information, especially personal data that may be held by this department, is by making a Subject Access Request.
How do I make a FOI Request to DPER?
Your request should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
, FAO Helen Codd (FOI Officer), containing reference to the FOI Act 2014, and giving as much information as possible about the records being sought.
Email is the preferred route of contact between requesters and the department for administration purposes, however requests may also be received in writing to the following address:
Freedom of Information Unit
FOI Publication Scheme
The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has prepared an FOI Publication Scheme,
which makes available a range of information about the department and its work.
This section provides details of requests which have been responded to by the department under the Freedom of Information Act: FOI Disclosure Log.
The department regularly publishes a number of documents that cover a range of information about the department and its work. While these are published as part of its FOI Publication scheme, a collection of these items can be accessed directly here: Information Routinely Published.