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10 February 2020: Making a FOI request is straightforward but making an effective request can be more difficult. A well thought-out request can have a powerful impact, revealing that a policy isn’t working or an authority isn’t doing its job or generating key information you need for your research.
7 October 2019: November's branch meeting will be a workshop on how to make effective FOI requests, led by the Campaign for Freedom of Information
10 August 2019: Environment Secretary, Theresa Villiers, has been asked to drop a secrecy provision from draft legislation to improve environmental protection after Brexit.
22 July 2019: Join The Ferret at our 2019 Summer Gathering at the University of Stirling to discuss ways to improve media accountability and effectiveness, hear expert views on some of the main issues we work on and gain the skills we use to learn the facts.
30 May 2019: Michael Foley explains the recent judgement that appears to undermine the presumption of disclosure
9 April 2019: THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED
4 April 2019: A High Court judge has overturned the information commissioner’s decision requiring University College Cork to disclose to RTÉ information about a €100 million loan agreement between the college and the European Investment Bank.
11 December 2017: Knowledge is power. The workshop is being staged to address the shortage of women with expertise in freedom of information as part of the NUJ Scotland Stronger Voice for Women in the Media project.
1 June 2017: Scottish journalists have accused MSPs of failing statutory duties in respect of Freedom of Information requests.
19 April 2017: Do you want to learn how to use the Freedom of Information Act? Are you already using the Act, but want to know more about how key provisions are being interpreted?