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Freedom of Information

The UK Sports Institute takes adherence to information rights legislation and transparency seriously.

On this page you can view how to make a request for information held by a public body under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the FOIA).

The UK Sports Institute is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). For more information on what this means, please visit the FOIA website (external link).

The FOIA 2000 makes information more accessible to the public and allows people to request a wide variety of material. This section contains explains how you can make an FOIA request. It also explains what material the UK Sports Institute currently publishes and where it is available.

Publication scheme
The UK Sports Institute Publication Scheme specifies the categories of information that the UK Sports Institute publishes at the moment and will publish in the future and explains how to obtain that information.

UKSI Publication Scheme- PDF

How do I comment or complain?
If you wish to comment or complain about our Publication Scheme we would be pleased to hear from you. We would especially welcome suggestions for additional classes of information that could be included.

Complaints and Feedback
We intend to be as open as possible and provide you with the information you have requested but as set out in Section 9 of the Act the UK Sports Institute may not always be able to provide the requested information. Where we apply exemption provisions and withhold the information we will write to you giving our reasons for refusal.

If you are dissatisfied with our response in the first place you may wish to see an internal review of our decision. A member of staff who was not involved in the original request will undertake the review and will inform you in writing of the outcome.

You will also be able to complain direct to the Information Commissioner if you feel we have not complied with our obligations under that requirement. Further details are available on the Information Commissioner website (external link).

If you prefer, you may alternatively contact the Information Commissioner direct at:

The Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Information Line: 01625 545745
Switchboard: 01625 545700
Fax: 01625 524510

How to contact us
Requests should be sent in writing to Freedom of Information, UK Sports Institute, The Manchester Institute of Health and Performance, 299 Alan Turing Way, Manchester, M11 3BS or by email to