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Government review of FOI: a response from WhatDoTheyKnow and mySociety

Changed Priorities

20th July 2015 by Myfanwy

In 2005, UK citizens obtained rights under the Freedom of Information Act. In a nutshell, we have the right to ask publicly-funded bodies for information, and, if they hold the information, in most cases they are obliged to provide it. While these rights are highly beneficial to the populace, they do, of course, prove worrisome,…