TORY ministers were shamed yesterday into shelving their plans to make the public pay to scrutinise the government.
The government launched a review of the Freedom of Information Act last July, claiming the current law did not recognise the “need for a ‘safe space’...
Wednesday 2nd Mar 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
SUBMITTING Freedom of Information (FoI) requests could soon be a costly business after a commission set up by the Conservatives considers introducing a charge, it was announced yesterday.
In an anonymous leak to journalists, “sources” inside the Independent Commission on...
Saturday 10th Oct 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Campaigning groups warn biased critics will curtail rights
Wednesday 23rd Sep 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Legal charity blasts ‘stitch-up’ over freedom of information
Saturday 5th Sep 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
IT beggars belief that Rob Evans's request under freedom of information legislation to see correspondence between ministers and the heir to the throne should have been delayed for a decade.
Tory ministers have spent tens, possibly hundreds, of thousands of pounds in a vain effort to...
Thursday 14th May 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Wednesday 24th Dec 2014
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Carers’ ‘scandalous’ 15-minute calls up by 5%
Saturday 11th Oct 2014
No 'reasonable grounds' to keep secret 27 letters sent to six government from Prince Charles
Thursday 13th Mar 2014
Attorney General attacked after blocking publication of Prince's correspondence with government ministers
Tuesday 25th Feb 2014