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Defend the Freedom of Information

transmitter | 30.12.2006 03:17 | Repression | Social Struggles | Birmingham

The UK government is currently debating changes to the Freedom of Information Act. In short, these changes will make it even harder to get politically inconvenient information into the public domain. Changes to costing, and limitations to the number of requests an organisation may submit, threaten to make the act totally unusable for public purposes.

Our (already hamstrung) ability to hold our government to account is under attack. To petition the government against this change please go to