Freedom of Information Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Publication Scheme provides information on our key areas of accountability and performance against targets as well as information on the internal operation of the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and Queen's House.

In deciding the content of the Publication Scheme, the Museum has taken due regard of the public interest in the information that it holds. The Scheme provides information on the Museum's key areas of accountability and performance against targets as well as, and wherever possible, information on the internal operation of the Museum.

Find out about the background to the Publication Scheme

Find out how to obtain information via the Publication Scheme

The scheme consist of eight groups of information:

1. Who we are and what we do

Roles and responsibilities (Acts of Parliament and statutory instruments)

Public Sector Information (PSI Directive 2015)

Organisational structure (Word doc)

Trustees and senior staff

Locations of and access to Royal Museums Greenwich

Contact details

2. What we spend and how we spend it

Consolidated accounts

Funding agreement

Internal financial regulations

Procurement and tendering procedures (Word doc)

Transparency - monthly spend over £25,000

Payment of creditor analysis

3. What are our priorities and how are we doing

Corporate plans

Corporate reviews

Divisional Business Plans (available on request to Museum Secretary - charges apply)

Service standards (Complaints procedure, PDF)

4. How we make decisions

Trustee Board minutes

5. Our policies and procedures

Collections and collections care

Customer service

Policies and procedures for the conduct of business

Policies and procedures for the provision of services

Policies and procedures for the recruitment and employment of staff

Records management and personal data policies

6. Lists and registers

Asset registers - see Annual reports & accounts

Register of gifts and hospitality provided to Trustees, Board Members and senior personnel (available on request to Museum Secretary - charges apply)

7. The services we offer

Educational services

Exhibitions

Information about the collections and related research material

Media releases

Opportunities for volunteers

8. The Museum's Collection

Collections websites

Library and collections enquiries

Research guides

Exemptions

Please be aware that, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, exemptions apply to some information held by the Museum. If you wish to complain about the use of an exemption, please see the PDF iconcomplaints procedure.

The Publication Scheme is available electronically from the Museum's website and copies are also available from the Museum Secretary:

Find out how to obtain information via the Publication Scheme