News stories tagged with Freedom of Information

Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, demands extending FOI to companies providing services to the public sector

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13/12/2016 by:

The ICO will submit a report to Parliament next year arguing the need to extend the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) to apply to outsourcing in the public sector. This would bring private sector companies providing services to public sector...

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Whistle-blowers and journalists face prison for revealing information that could be obtained under FOI

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22/05/2017 by:

The Campaign for Freedom of Information (CFOI) and ARTICLE 19 (the organisation which campaigns for freedom of expression and freedom of information) warn that new proposals by the Law Commission to reform the 1989 Official Secrets Act (OSA) could...

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ICO consults on its proposed Freedom of Information strategy

16/01/2019 by:

The ICO continues to promote the reform of access to information legislation so it remains fit for purpose. Later this month, the ICO will publish a report to Parliament in order to make recommendations for change in relation to outsourced public...

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