The Bank of England proactively provides a wealth of information of general interest on our website and you may wish to look through the different sections, in particular the ‘About the Bank
’ section which includes information on the Bank’s core purposes. The Disclosure Log provides links to a selection of Freedom of Information responses made by the Bank which may be of general interest. The information posted lists details of the requests made and the information provided in response to those requests, but does not include identifying details of the applicants.
Please be aware that the Bank is only covered by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in respect of information held for purposes other than those of its functions with respect to (a) monetary policy, (b) financial operations intended to support financial institutions for the purposes of maintaining stability, and (c) the provision of private banking services and related services.