FOI release

VMD FOI requests received between 1 July and 31 December 2015

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests received by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) between 1 July and 31 December 2015



The VMD received the following FOI requests for information in the last six months of 2015. Of the 28 requests:

  • 7 sought information relating to the work of our Antimicrobial Resistance Team
  • 6 requests related to our information and communications technology (ICT) arrangements
  • 4 sought ‘Corporate’ information
  • 3 sought information about certain veterinary medicinal products
  • 2 sought information about the random testing of gamebirds
  • 2 sought information related to the work of our Medicated Feed Team
  • 2 came from people or companies about whom we had received complaints, asking for the names of those that had complained or information about the complaint – we treat each request on a case by case basis – in this case we did not release the name of the complainant
  • 1 sought certain information for the period 1985 to 1998 regarding ill health following exposure to sheep dip
  • 1 sought certain information relating to investigations

If you would like to see any of these requests and our replies please email citing the ATI reference number below.

Published 5 January 2016