To use the advanced search, combine phrases and labels as described in the search tips below.
Advanced search tips
- Enter words that you want to find separated by spaces, e.g. climbing lane
- Use OR (in capital letters) where you don't mind which word, e.g.
commons OR lords
- Use quotes when you want to find an exact phrase, e.g.
"Liverpool City Council"
status:to select based on the status or historical status of the request, see the table of statuses below.
variety:to select type of thing to search for, see the table of varieties below.
requested_from:home_officeto search requests from the Home Office, typing the name as in the URL.
requested_by:julian_toddto search requests made by Julian Todd, typing the name as in the URL.
commented_by:tony_bowdento search annotations made by Tony Bowden, typing the name as in the URL.
request:to restrict to a specific request, typing the title as in the URL.
filetype:pdfto find all responses with PDF attachments. Or try these:
txt pdf rtf doc docx xls xlsx ppt pptx oft msg tnef tif gif jpg png bmp html vcf zip delivery-status
01/01/2008..14/01/2008to only show things that happened in the first two weeks of January.
tag:charityto find all public authorities or requests with a given tag. You can include multiple tags, and tag values, e.g.
tag:openlylocal AND tag:financial_transaction:335633. Note that by default any of the tags can be present, you have to put
ANDexplicitly if you only want results them all present.
request_public_body_tag:charityto find requests to public authorities with a given tag.
- Read about advanced search operators, such as proximity and wildcards.
Table of statuses
All the options below can use status or latest_status before the colon. For example, status:not_held will match requests which have ever been marked as not held; latest_status:not_held will match only requests that are currently marked as not held.
|Waiting for the public authority to reply
|The public authority does not have the information requested
|The request was refused by the public authority
|Some of the information requested has been received
|All of the information requested has been received
|The public authority would like part of the request explained
|The public authority would like to / has responded by postal mail
|Waiting for the public authority to complete an internal review of their handling of the request
|Received an error message, such as delivery failure.
|A strange response, required attention by the Queremosdatos.co team
|The requester has abandoned this request for some reason
Table of varieties
All the options below can use variety or latest_variety before the colon. For example, variety:sent will match requests which have ever been sent; latest_variety:sent will match only requests that are currently marked as sent.
|Original request sent
|Follow up message sent by requester
|Response from a public authority
|Annotation added to request
|A public authority
|A Queremosdatos.co user