FOI: Cutting the Cost

FOIMan discusses ways to cut the cost of Freedom of Information compliance. Last week I ran a workshop at PDP’s annual Freedom of Information Conference on managing the burden of FOI requests. This is something …

PR Costs – the responses

FOIMan brings you the responses from government departments to his recent FOI request on public relations. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the outcome of my FOI requests to central government departments on …

Hands Off

FOIMan has some suggestions for reducing the cost of FOI in government departments. We often hear senior civil servants, ministers and others complain about the cost of FOI. No one can deny that it has …

FOIMan News

FOIMan highlights some recent developments of interest. Water utilities are not subject to FOI. However, they are apparently subject to the Environmental Information Regulations according to a new Upper Tribunal decision. The long and complex …