Monday, July 05, 2004

Guardian FOI articles

Roundup of FOI related news from the Guardian newspaper:

FoE joy as Bayer drops legal action
Rob Evans June 30 2004

"Environmental campaigners have won a legal battle against a multinational company on the right to publicise the potential hazards of pesticides."

Pressure grows as deadline looms
Dan Jellinek June 30 2004
"Public bodies in Britain have just six months to comply with the Freedom of Information Act. The deadline is not causing much excitement."

Months' delay for secrecy queries
Rob Evans June 30, 2004

"The parliamentary ombudsman has criticised three departments for continuing to obstruct her investigations into official secrecy.
Ann Abraham "names and shames" the Cabinet Office, the Treasury and the Department of Health in a report today"

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