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Publication of Welsh cabinet minutes “shatters taboo”

Today’s publication of the Welsh Cabinet minutes, just 6 weeks after the cabinet meeting took place, was welcomed by the Campaign for Freedom of Information. The Campaign’s director Maurice Frankel said the initiative “shatters the taboo that revealing cabinet proceedings before 30 years have passed will fatally undermine decision-making. The minutes reveal business-like, practical and sometimes […]

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Queen’s Speech briefing

QUEEN’S SPEECH BRIEFING 23 November 1999 Following the reports of two select committees, the government has made a number of improvements to the draft Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill. However, the bill still suffers from several substantial defects. This briefing deals with two main concerns: 1. The existence of ‘class exemptions’ which protect all information

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Write to your MP!

Crucial improvements need to be made to the draft FOI bill. This leaflet describes the most important changes needed to guarantee even a basic ‘right to know’. Please contact your MP about the Bill, and encourage others to do the same. Feel free to reproduce and circulate this leaflet.

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