Accessing government information is complicated. In many cases, the information you are after is hidden for a reason.
Submitting a good FOI is a skill that requires practice, a great deal of planning and finesse.
According to the author Edd Church, the most important step is to "know what you are looking for."
"Do some research into the names of the types of documents/data sets you are trying to find. If you are looking for change over time, try and obtain data for a few years."
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