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Power of public bodies to refuse access to information under freedom of information laws not “all-embracing”, rules Supreme Court

A right of a public body to refuse to disclose information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) does not prevent the public from accessing that information where other laws can be used to compel disclosure, the UK's Supreme Court has ruled. 28 Mar 2014

Watchdog seeks greater clarity over public sector suppliers' FOI responsibilities

The contracts agreed between public sector bodies and their suppliers should be "more explicit" about which one of the organisations holds information for the purposes of compliance with freedom of information (FOI) rules, the UK's Information Commissioner's... 06 Mar 2014

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