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… Read More »Consultation response FOISA (Time for Compliance) Regulations 2016
The campaigning body that was instrumental in achieving Freedom of Information laws in the UK and Scotland over 14 years ago, now says that the… Read More »New Scottish Parliament must revive our information rights
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… Read More »A Manifesto for the Scottish Parliament Elections 2016
Today, on International Right to Know Day (Monday 28 September 2015), the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS), is launching an initiative designed to unite civil organisations in Scotland around a demand that the Scottish Government tackle the erosion of information rights in the country.
Read More »Call for society to back right to Freedom of Information
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… Read More »Response to Scottish Government’s consultation on extending FOISA
This article first appeared in Issue 88 of Scottish Left Review
The current Westminster Freedom of Information (FoI) law is under threat, and here in Scotland a long-promised consultation on extending the law looks like ignoring demands to restore public services to accountability. At the British level, there have been a series of direct threats to FoI from both government ministers and official practices.
Read More »Weakening FOI rights with threats and excuses
Research carried out at Strathclyde University has uncovered a loophole in the Scottish Government’s 2013 extension of the Freedom of Information Act, says the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS).
Read More »Loophole in new law allows trust to avoid public scrutiny
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… Read More »RSLs, FOISA and the Public’s Right to Know
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… Read More »30:10 Reflecting and Protecting Freedom of Information Rights
Ongoing research examining how leisure and recreation trusts have accepted their responsibilities now they are covered by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act (FOISA), is finding erratic approaches, a seminar celebrating 30 years of the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS) heard on Friday.
Read More »New bodies unsure of responsibilities under FOI