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Organisations should include FOI provisions in contracts with private sector providers, MPs say

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14/08/2012 by:

MPs on Parliament's Justice Select Committee say that contracts may be the best way forward to ensure that private sector companies performing public duties comply with their FOI obligations. The Committee, which has scrutinised the effectiveness ...

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Proposed FOI restrictions face opposition

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01/11/2013 by:

According to the Campaign for Freedom of Information, the government is still considering a series of proposals to make it easier for public authorities to refuse FOI requests on cost grounds. While requests can be refused if the cost of respondin...

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