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Response to ‘Making Open Data Real’ consultation

Response to the Cabinet Office’s ‘Making Open Data Real’ consultation. The response emphasises the extent to which the government’s vision of improvements to accountability, service quality, efficiency, choice and citizen empowerment depend on the FOI Act, since (a) although data may highlight discrepancies in performance, the broader right of access provided by the FOI Act is […]

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Court of Appeal letter

The Campaign has supported an application to the Court of Appeal for leave to appeal against a county court decision on the right of access to manual files under the Data Protection Act. The court had held that the files in question were not part of a “relevant filing system” and were therefore not covered

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Letter from Home Office minister Lord Williams of Mostyn, about confidentiality clauses in the Data Protection Bill

Reply to the Campaign’s letter concerning secrecy and the operation of the new data protection legislation. (The Data Protection Registrar subsequently said that she found the Campaign’s views on this issue “persuasive” and did not agree with the views expressed by the Home Office in this letter.)

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