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Can someone else make a Freedom of Information request for me?

Yes, but the person should indicate in the request that they are doing this. For example, solicitors can make requests for their clients, as can other similar professionals. You will need evidence that the request is being made on your behalf. For instance, you can sign a short note that says: 

'I Peter Simons authorise my wife Mary Simons to be given access to my personal information under the Freedom of Information Act on my behalf'. 

Don't forget to sign and date the note. Also, you may be required to provide proof that the signature is yours, such as a certified copy of your driver's licence showing your signature. 

For more details, see How to Apply