Tag: michael gove

UoS expert: Gove’s ‘Orwellian’ FOI unit a threat to healthy government

UoS expert: Gove’s ‘Orwellian’ FOI unit a threat to healthy government

  RECENTLY-released details about a secretive and ‘Orwellian’ Government approach to freedom of information (FOI) – which allegedly involves the blacklisting of journalists – has caused a storm in the legal and journalistic worlds. The report, by openDemocracy, revealed that Whitehall departments are passing FOI requests through a ‘clearing house’ […]