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Reports, Responses and letters

2020

Our new publication ‘FoISA @ 15 Celebrating and Learning from Case Decisions‘ is a tribute to those who have pursued FoI requests over the last 15 years. The small sample is designed to explain how easy and how complicated the process can be and what has changed for all of us as a result of […]

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2019

Letter to the Convener of the Public Audit Committee regarding its post legislative scrutiny of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act. The letter makes additional points following the CFoIS’s oral evidence to the Committee on 19th September 2019. Response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on extending the coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act, […]

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2017

Report by Chris Bartter of the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland summarising the discussions which took place at the International Conference of Information Commissioners in Manchester, 19-21 September 2017. The report was presented to the Scottish Public Information Forum on 28 September 2017. Reform Report Publicshed Since 2015, CFoIS has called for an […]

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Response to consultation on extending FOISA to registered social landlords

Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation ‘Extending Coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to Registered Social Landlords’.

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Consultation response FOISA (Time for Compliance) Regulations 2016

Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation on the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Time for Compliance) Regulations 2016.

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A Manifesto for the Scottish Parliament Elections 2016

The Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS) has issued a Manifesto for the Scottish Parliament, calling on candidates to pledge themselves to a nine-point plan to reverse the erosion of rights caused by changes in public service delivery and the planned creation of a ‘two-tier’ system. You can read the Manifesto in full here. […]

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Response to Scottish Government’s consultation on extending FOISA

The Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on extending the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act (FOISA) to cover more organisations. The consultation proposes extending FOISA to: contractors who run privately-managed prisons providers of secure accommodation for children grant-aided schools independent special schools The Campaign’s believes the proposed extension is woefully […]

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RSLs, FOISA and the Public’s Right to Know

Submission by the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland to the Public Petitions Committee of the Scottish Parliament on a petition calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make an Order under Section 5 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to make all housing associations subject to the provisions of […]

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30:10 Reflecting and Protecting Freedom of Information Rights

This publication celebrates 30 years of the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFOI in S) and the 10th anniversary of implementation of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

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Evidence on the Procurement Reform Bill

Evidence submitted by the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland to the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee in advance of consideration of the Procurement Reform Bill at Stage 1.