Thursday, 19 July 2012

Post legislative scrutiny of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

House of Commons Justice Committee Post-legislative scrutiny of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 2012.  

Its very revealing that the evidence includes a statement that it is now Government policy to destroy emails after 3 months unless selected for preservation.


This blog makes extensive use of information released by Authorities under the Freedom of Information Act, and the Environmental Information  Regulations.


The video provides a good insight into how Authorities deal with FOI requests  and how the move from the traditional system of files and the demise departmental registries to the modern system of electronic documents records management  has resulted in less effective record keeping.


Witnesses
  1. Campaign for FOI, Unlock Democracy, and WhatDoTheyKnow
  2. Professor Robert Hazell CBE, Director, Jim Amos, Honorary Senior Research Associate, and Ben Worthy, Research Associate, UCL Constitution Unit

2 comments:

  1. Actually I am writing my academic book reports project and getting important points from different blogs and forums and This is my pleasure to being here on this blog..

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