Posts Tagged “freedom of information”

Stormin' Norman on the warpath again

by Stephen Tall on January 24, 2009

That tireless Parliamentary terrier, Lib Dem MP Norman Baker, has been doing what he does best, once again: demanding answers to awkward questions. The man who forced Peter Mandelson to quit the cabinet last time around has now turned his (…)

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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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