Signifying nothing

I was an FOI / DP officer in local government for the first five years of FOI’s operation, and like everyone else in the field, I got used to spotting trends – certain topics would come up again and again, certain requests would follow certain events. Of course, I also got used to certain names […]

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Process

Before I begin, let’s consider the great David Cameron Transparency Diet: BEFORE “It is our ambition to become one of the most transparent governments in the world.” AFTER “We spend, or the system seems to spend, an age dealing with freedom of information requests which are all about processes and actually what the public or […]

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