FOIMan’s Festive FOI Inbox

FOIMan answers correspondents’ questions in the latest edition of The Freedom of Information Journal. The latest issue of The Freedom of Information Journal features FOIMan’s answers on the following topics: whether the fact that information …

Mythbusting FOI

FOIMan corrects some common assumptions in handling FOI requests in this article for the Freedom of Information Journal. In any line of work, particularly one which is labour intensive, it is common to develop shortcuts …

FOIMan’s FOI Inbox

FOIMan answers your questions in the latest issue of the Freedom of Information Journal. I recently put out a call to practitioners for their FOI problems with a view to featuring them (and my solutions) …

What we don’t know

FOIMan explains why some truths we cling to about the UK’s FOIA are not quite what they seem. A few months ago I was delivering some FOI training to a local authority (always available at …

FOI and Procurement

FOIMan explores how FOI and transparency rules interact with the process of procuring new goods and services by public authorities. One chapter that didn’t quite make it into my book due to lack of space …