Guidance on Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests

Check to see if the information you’re requesting is already available on our website in our Transparency section pages listed below:

Before submitting a request to the North of Tyne Combined Authority you should ensure that you have submitted the request to the correct organisation.

If you have a request that does not directly relate to an activity carried out specifically by the Combined Authority, you should submit your request to the appropriate Council or transport company/organisation.

How do I request information under the FOI Act?

Your request must be made in writing, by email or letter, and should contain:

Your name.

An address for us to contact you.

A description of the information you are interested in.

You can send your requests to Freedom of Information:

By email to:

By post to:
NTCA Freedom of Information Officer
Floor 6, Civic Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne

What information can I get?

Unless it is exempt, you will be able to get any information that the Combined Authority holds. This can include:

Our policies and plans

How we handle issues and make decisions

Financial information

Our performance