A Forum set up by the Scottish Government, but which hasn’t met for over six years is to be reconvened in Edinburgh this Friday by… Read More »Government FOI forum recalled by Campaign
The Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS) has called for an inquiry into the delivery of information rights in Scotland. In a submission… Read More »Inquiry needed to check if Parliament’s ‘openness’ principle still applies
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… Read More »Response to consultation on extending FOISA to registered social landlords
The ‘sestercentennial’ (250th Anniversary) of the world’s first freedom of information (FoI) law in Sweden, is being marked across the world, including in London and here in Scotland. Most celebrations take the form of discussions on the current state of FoI. Now over 100 countries have a ‘right to access information’ law.
Read More »Freedom of Information’s 250th birthday to be marked across the world
The Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS) today called on Scotland’s MSPs to reject Scottish Government proposals to give grant-aided and independent special schools three times longer to respond to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests than public schools. The Campaign says these changes endanger both the principles and effectiveness of Scotland’s much-respected Freedom of Information law.
Read More »Campaign calls on Parliament to throw out ‘confusion and dilution’ of FOI rights