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Mean average cost of an FOI request is £184

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04/05/2012 by:

Research conducted by Ipsos Mori and commissioned by the Ministry of Justice reveals that the mean average cost of an FOI request is £184. The research found that a small minority of expensive requests count for a large proportion of the total...

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ICO’s launches its publication scheme plan for 2012/13

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17/05/2012 by:

The ICO will introduce a revised FOI Model Publication Scheme to apply to all sectors from 1 April 2013, with definition documents providing sector specific guidance to accompany the main scheme. Announcing the plans now will allow public...

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ICO: Use of the ministerial veto should be reserved for genuinely exceptional cases

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22/05/2012 by:

The Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, has in his recent report to Parliament, expressed his concern for the government’s use of its veto power in FOIA cases. The government has used its veto power on three previous occasions, all of...

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