The Leader of Kirklees Council has been accused of vetting and altering FOI responses from his council. FOI Man thinks that politicians should keep out of answering FOI requests for their own good.
When you’re a public employee, even one who sees themselves as progressive and enlightened, it’s easy to reject media criticism of public sector practices as misguided and ill-informed. But maybe we need to keep an open mind.
Many journalists are concerned about their FOI requests getting special treatment. Are they just being paranoid or do they have reason to worry?
Do FOI Officers share the names of requesters with colleagues and under what circumstances?
The rise of public sector blogging, and my reflections on my first three months as a blogger.
Interview given to Help Me Investigate.