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Posts Tagged ‘exemptions’

Refused: the most complained about sections of the Freedom of Information Act

The ICO has revealed which exemptions and technical breaches of the Freedom of Information Act cause the most complaints among requesters. Responding to a FOIA request by Request Initiative, the commissioner has released two lists of Freedom of Information complaints …

Freedom of information and the public interest: a discussion

Tomorrow evening Request Initiative will host a roundtable discussion on the public interest and FoIA led by barrister, information law specialist and member of our board Robin Hopkins.

Robin advises the Information Commissioner’s Office, local authorities and other public bodies …

ICO ruling to expand FoIA scope to private emails and text messages

An upcoming Information Commissioner ruling is expected to expand FoIA’s scope to text messages and private emails, The Guardian reports.

The newspaper says that it has been a widespread practice in government for sensitive communications to be conducted from private …