Information management and central advisory branch (IMCAB)

IMCAB is responsible for dealing with access to information issues for the Department.


If you have a question or query and believe that we may be able to assist you then please contact us as indicated below. However, if you are submitting a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004, or Data Protection Act 2018 please use the contact details below.

A factsheet about our statutory obligations, making access to information requests and our publication scheme can be accessed below:

Before submitting requests for information you should check our publication scheme for information the department publishes proactively.

For information on how IMCAB uses data provided by you and the ways in which we safeguard it please view the Privacy Notice below:

For information on the Department’s public tasks and re-useable information, access the Department’s Public Task Statement via the link below:

Contact us

Information Management and Central Advisory Branch

Requests for your own personal information (subject access request under the Data Protection Act 2018) can be emailed to:

Annual reports and statistics

Quarterly statistics

Departmental Publication Scheme

A publication scheme is the vehicle that a department will use to inform the public of what information it publishes or intends to publish, where it can be accessed and whether the information will be available free of charge or at a specified cost.

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