Tag Archives: Freedom of Information

Where is the COVID “internal lessons learned review”?


Last Thursday in the House of Commons my MP, Caroline Lucas asked a very clear question and was ignored by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock. Sadly she and many other MPs do get ignored … Continue reading

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Freedom under review


On Friday, the Government announced that it was forming an Independent Commission to review the Freedom of Information legislation and its implementation. The announcement can be found here and it claims that the Government fully supports the Freedom of Information … Continue reading

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How much is rotten part 2


When I wrote my blog yesterday morning on the mired state of the Defence Secretary (who as I suggested, might not be in post much longer – clearly not a difficult prediction!) and his colleague the Education Secretary, I could not have imagined that … Continue reading

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How much is rotten in the state of Westminster


In May 2010 it was clear that the new cabinet arrived in Whitehall with almost no knowledge of its processes and even less sympathy with existing programmes and initiatives. Any new management is bound to want to make changes and the perceived … Continue reading

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