Lib Dems to oppose Labour/Tory attempts to weaken Freedom of Information

by Stephen Tall on January 17, 2009

Today’s Guardian reports on Labour’s latest attempts to dilute the very Freedom of Information Act (2000) which it once passed: Ministers today faced a backlash following the revelation that they are backing plans to exempt MPs from Freedom of Information (…)

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CommentIsLinked@LDV: Henry Porter – Information overload

by Stephen Tall on January 17, 2009

Earlier this week, Nick Clegg announced the membership of the Lib Dems’ new Commission on Privacy, “which will examine the use, abuse and retention of private data, and propose new safeguards to protect the rights of individuals.” Its membership comprises: (…)

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