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Freedom of Information in Britain is being subtly (but perceptibly) eroded

Ghafoor, Bilal (2014) Freedom of Information in Britain is being subtly (but perceptibly) eroded. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Jan 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The Freedom of Information Act has become a central part of British political life, with citizens increasingly relying on its provisions to ensure a greater degree of transparency is brought to bear on politicians and government. Likewise, journalists increasingly use it as a source of materiel for stories. However the recent direction of travel by the current Government suggests a subtle watering down the public’s freedom to access government information, according to Bilal Ghafoor.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © Democratic Audit UK; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 14:53
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2020 00:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56281

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