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25 Apr 2008, 3:25 am
Freedom of Information: Private SectorHouse of Commons Written Answers24 Apr 2008 : Column 2248WNorman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what progress he has made in his assessment of the desirability of extending the remit of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to private companies deemed to be delivering public functions. [201309]Mr. [read post]
26 Mar 2011, 5:04 pm by INFORRM
We have posted about freedom of information issues on a number of occasions in the past – particularly in relation to the relationship between freedom of expression and freedom of information in the European Convention, in International Instruments and in English law.   [read post]
31 Jan 2012, 5:34 am by Katherine Gundersen
The Campaign for Freedom of Information has written to The Times responding to an article by Matthew Parris on the recent disclosure of the names of those who had refused honours under the FoI Act in which he argued that "the advance of Freedom of Information should be reversed...Otherwise FoI could have the reverse effect to what its proposers intended, driving the important information back into the closet." [read post]
19 Nov 2009, 8:18 am by Katherine Gundersen
The following Early Day Motion was tabled on 18 November 2009 by Lynne Jones MP:83 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LEGISLATION AND ROYAL HOUSEHOLD 18:11:09Lynne JonesNorman BakerMr Ian DavidsonMr Gordon PrenticeDr Doug NaysmithThat this House disagrees with the proposed removal of the public interest test for access through the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to information held by public authorities relating to the Royal Household's function and… [read post]
9 Jun 2010, 9:19 am by Media Law Prof
Graham Frederick Dumas has published Comparative Analysis of Russian and American Freedom of Information Legislation. [read post]
5 Feb 2007, 12:45 pm
Freedom of Information fees debateWestminster Hall Private Members' Debates7th February14.30-16.00 Freedom of Information fees regulation - Mr Don Touhig [read post]
16 May 2011, 7:57 am by Westminster Law Library
The Freedom of Information Act provides a right to access government records. [read post]
16 Mar 2010, 12:01 am by Mary Whisner
It's part of Sunshine Week, "a national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information." [read post]
2 Jun 2009, 10:16 am
UNESCO and its Communication and Information Sector have just released a new edition of Freedom of information: a comparative legal survey, and it is free online. [read post]
27 Nov 2012, 2:47 am by sally
“This paper focuses on developments in the case law concerning freedom of information over roughly the last 12 months. [read post]
30 Mar 2007, 1:37 am
Freedom of information - two years on ICO press release 29 March 2007:Four out of five public authorities have a positive attitude towards the Freedom of Information Act two years after its introduction, according to new research published today by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). [read post]
9 Jul 2008, 1:27 pm
"Freedom of Information: what relevance to researchers? [read post]
7 Dec 2006, 12:41 am
Freedom of Information Filer& Archive secures fundingWell done to Tom and the team at My Society who have secured funding from the Rowntree Reform Trust for their Freedom of Information Filer and Archive(FOIFA) project and will start work early in the new year. [read post]
15 Jan 2007, 4:06 am
Freedom of Information Bill - 2nd readingThe following private members bill will have its 2nd reading in the HoC on the 19th January.Freedom of Information (amendment)David Maclean presented a Bill to amend the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to exempt from its provisions the House of Commons and House of Lords and correspondence between Members of Parliament and public authorities: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second… [read post]
30 Mar 2007, 7:55 am
Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland training courseScottish Information Commissioner decisions - what do they mean in practice? [read post]
4 Aug 2011, 3:24 am
Freedom of Information requestsChittenden v Novack, NYS Supreme Court, Westchester County, [Not selected for publication in the Official Reports] In Chittenden, the court considered a number of issues concerning a union president's request for certain records under the Freedom of Information Law [FOIL]. [read post]
13 Jun 2007, 6:19 am
Freedom of Information (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill Tom Brake MP presented this ten-minute rule bill in the Commons yesterday:"My Bill will demonstrate to our constituents that Members are committed not only to protecting freedom of information legislation, but to reinforcing it. [read post]
4 Mar 2011, 6:19 am
Freedom of information and speechInformal Opinions of the Attorney General: 2000-2The basic principle underlying New York State’s Freedom of Information Law [FOIL] is that all public documents are subject to disclosure upon request unless such disclosure is specifically prohibited by law.For example, the State’s Public Health Law, Mental Hygiene Law and Education Law prohibit the disclosure of certain documents or information to the public without… [read post]
9 May 2010, 10:00 am by INFORRM
Article 10 should strengthen the position of those requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  [read post]