Thursday, July 20, 2006

Record 18-month FoI request delay incenses Sunday Telegraph reporter

The Home Office is not getting the best of press at moment......

From the Press Gazette:
The Home Office has just set a new record for tardiness in answering a Freedom of Information Act request — 18 months.

The unlucky journalist on the receiving end of the department's delays was Sunday Telegraph home affairs correspondent Ben Leapman.

The news value of the information he requested about the security lapses at Woodhill Prison — where Soham murderer Ian Huntley is caged — has now greatly reduced

1 comment:

Peter Timmins said...

All us Ozzies down under who share your interest in FOI will be cheering for you.

Peter from Open and Shut