All members of the public have rights of access to all kinds of information held by local councils such as Hailsham Town Council under several pieces of legislation.
For information we hold about the council and its services and activities, you have a right of access to certain documents under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please see our Publication Scheme Guide for details of what information is available to you and how to acquire it.
If you cannot find what you are looking for on this website, you can make a formal request for the information and/or documents you want by contacting Hailsham Town Council.
Any information which is published and/or is accessible on the Hailsham Town Council website can be downloaded free of charge. However, some information is only available in hard copy and may be available for viewing on an inspection-only basis. Set fees may be charged for the provision of particular documents or publications, all of which have been listed in our Publication Scheme Guide. The Freedom of Information Act allows Hailsham Town Council to charge for “disbursements”, i.e. payment of costs incurred such as:
You are allowed to use any information obtained from this website for non-commercial purposes, such as research and news reporting. The use of any information contained on this website for commercial gain or profit, unauthorised copying of information for the public or publication of any information without the express permission of Hailsham Town Council may be considered an infringement of copyright legislation. You do, however, have a right to ask us for consent to re-use any information that you have obtained from us. Please contact us for permission to re-use any information you have downloaded from this website.