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'Black Spiders' case shows need for guidance on FOI veto powers

FOCUS: The UK government must give new guidance to public authorities on when government ministers can exercise powers of veto to prevent the disclosure of information under freedom of information (FOI) laws. 02 Jun 2015

Public bodies could have to disclose information to FOI requesters with 'vengeful' motive, rules UK court

Public bodies who receive "vengeful" freedom of information (FOI) requests cannot automatically refuse to handle those requests on the basis that they believe they are vexatious, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 20 May 2015

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