Thursday, December 07, 2006

FOI request - fish oil trials - an interesting approach to a fees problem

This is certainly an interesting approach to dealing with a fees notice: an FOI requestor asked Durham Council for data from the fish oil trials they carried out in schools and was told the request would cost £750 to process (over the £450 limit). The requestor then placed a message on the pledgebank site asking 75 people to donate £10 to meet the costs. Over 81 people have signed up. Not sure what the outcome is yet.

You can read more at the Bad Science blog

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