FOI release

VMD FOI requests received between 1 January and 30 June 2015

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests received by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) between 1 January and 30 June 2015



The VMD received the following FOI requests for information in the first six months of this year.

Of the 31 requests:

  • 10 requested information on our information and communications technology (ICT) arrangements
  • 5 requested information about certain veterinary medicinal products
  • 4 requested information separately about what art we hold (none), our gas and electricity supply, our use of external recruitment agencies, and whistleblowing in the VMD (none)
  • 3 requested information related to our pharmacovigilance work
  • 3 requested information related to our organophosphate work
  • 3 came from people or companies about whom we had received complaints, asking for the names of those that had complained – we treat each request on a case by case basis – in these cases we did not release the name of the complainant
  • 1 requested information about residues in horses
  • 1 requested information about certain correspondence relating to Crufts (none)
  • 1 requested information on veterinary sales data

If you would like to see any of these requests and our replies please email stating the ATI reference number we allocated to the request.

Published 7 September 2015