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The government must disclose letters exchanged between Prince Charles and government ministers over a series of months a decade ago, the Supreme Court has ruled. 30 Mar 2015
There is a "strong case" for suppliers that perform services outsourced by public sector bodies to be designated as subject to freedom of information (FOI) rules in the UK where they hold "significant" contracts, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)... 20 Mar 2015
Struan Robertson, Editor of OUT-LAW, interviewed David Smith on 9th January 2006. Mr Smith assumed the role of Deputy Commissioner with the Information Commissioner's Office on 16th January 2006.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in March 2008.
Struan Robertson, Editor of OUT-LAW, interviewed Information Commissioner Richard Thomas on 24 June 2003. It was first published in in the Autumn 2003 issue of the OUT-LAW magazine.
Three private water companies were 'public authorities' for the purposes of the 2005 Environmental Information Regulations (EIR), making them subject to the same freedom of information requirements, the Upper Tribunal has ruled. 06 Mar 2015
The public's right to access information held by the government and other public bodies should not be undermined by the outsourcing of public services, the Scottish information commissioner has said. 22 Jan 2015
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