Information rights ‘watchdog’ vexed by recent Tribunal findings

For a journalist to pursue her, or his, craft productively, one of the most important tools in their workbox is the ability to make effective requests under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Public authorities are obliged to consider requests, make searches within their own records and then decide, if the information is held byContinue reading “Information rights ‘watchdog’ vexed by recent Tribunal findings”

Information rights regulator faces moment of truth

Investigative journalist, Neil Wilby, takes on the Information Commissioner (ICO) in court this week in the first of four First Tier Tribunal hearings. A fifth appeal is set to be determined on the papers. The hearing is listed for 10am on Thursday 28th September, 2017 in Court 4 at Barnsley Law Courts. A concrete carbuncleContinue reading “Information rights regulator faces moment of truth”