Category Archives: Freedom of Information

2020 was worst year on record for UK government secrecy

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/freedom-of-information/2020-was-worst-year-on-record-for-uk-government-secrecy openDemocracy has an exclusive report exposing the depth of the government’s attack on the Freedom of Information Act Last year was the worst on record for government secrecy, new research by openDemocracy has revealed. Just 41% of Freedom of … Continue reading

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OpenDemocracy starting legal action to defeat Boris Johnson’s UK government evasions of scrutiny and accountability

Why we’re taking the UK government to court to protect Freedom of Information OpenDemocracy is taking legal action over the Cabinet Office’s ‘Orwellian’ Clearing House that vets FOI requests and could breach data protection law openDemocracy is going to court … Continue reading

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