Publication scheme

Our publication scheme describes the types of information we publish and explains how to access it.

You can find specific documents for this department using the publication search.

If the information you want is not routinely published, you can make a request for it under the Freedom of Information Act.

Who we are and what we do

This covers our applications, locations, inspections and contacts, and includes:

What we spend and how we spend it

Our annual reports give details of our financial accounts, which are audited by the National Audit Office.

What our priorities are and how we are doing

This covers our departmental strategies and plans, performance indicators and assessments, including our:

How we make decisions

We don’t publish details of our decision-making processes and records of our decisions but you can request them from postmaster@vmd.defra.gsi.gov.uk.