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Campaign for Freedom of Information celebrates 30th anniversary – with Steve Bell cartoon

The Campaign for Freedom of Information – which played a key role in securing the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act – celebrates its 30th anniversary this week. The Act itself is 10 years old this month.
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Steve Bell CFOI 30th anniversary t-shirt

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Campaign for Freedom of Information and raise funds to help us continue our important work we are selling these special edition t-shirts featuring a design exclusively created for the Campaign by the political cartoonist Steve Bell. This unique and original item of clothing, which features the former Prime Minister who famously reproached himself for introducing the FOI Act, can be yours for just £30 plus P&P.

The design has been printed on white organic Earth Positive t-shirts in an ethically accredited factory.


© Steve Bell.

Please note, shipping to addresses outside the UK is by prior arrangement only, please email us your order.

More than one t-shirt can be ordered by adjusting the number in the shopping cart, but note shipping charges will be added at £3.00 per item. If you email us your order instead we can  adjust these.

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The Blair Memoirs and FOI

That Tony Blair regrets introducing the Freedom of Information Act has been known for some time. But the force with which he reproaches himself in his new autobiography for doing so is truly remarkable: Read More

Welcome for freedom of information rethink

The Campaign for Freedom of Information welcomed today’s announcement which suggests that the government are no longer committed to introducing major restrictions to the Freedom of Information Act. Instead it has announced a further consultation, asking whether changes to the Act are needed at all.

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Freedom of Information Bill “fails to cure BSE secrecy problem”

The secrecy problem at the heart of the BSE crisis will continue to endanger public safety in future, because of the government’s deeply inadequate Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill, say campaigners.

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Tony Blair presents 1995 Freedom of Information Awards

Individuals and organisations who have contributed significantly to greater openness are recognised in the Campaign for Freedom of Information’s annual Awards, presented on Monday evening, March 25, by the Rt Hon Tony Blair MP, leader of the Labour Party.

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