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FOI: sign the emergency petition

3 Mar 16

We’re one step closer to cracking down on private companies like Virgin and G4S who are taking over our public services. On Tuesday, the government’s own advisors backed what 38 Degrees members have been asking for in our hundreds of thousands – that we have...

FOI

One step closer to cracking down on private companies

1 Mar 16

Breaking news: we’re one step closer to cracking down on private companies like Virgin and G4S who are taking over our public services. Today, the government’s own advisors have backed what 38 Degrees members have been asking for in our hundreds of thousands. That we...

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Freedom of Information: petition handed in

19 Nov 15

Today, 38 Degrees members handed the huge petition to protect Freedom of Information laws in. Lord Burns, the Chairman of the government’s Independent Commission on Freedom of Information met 38 Degrees members to collect the petition – that over 170,000 people had signed. He said,...

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Freedom of Information: sign the petition

17 Nov 15

The MPs’ expenses scandal was exposed by Freedom of Information laws (FOI). But these laws are under threat. Self-serving politicians want to shut swathes of information off from people and journalists. There’s just 24 hours left to challenge these dangerous plans. A government consultation closes...

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Freedom of Information: submit to the consultation

12 Nov 15

It was Freedom of Information that exposed the MPs’ expenses scandal. And showed that our government worked with chemical companies to block an EU ban on bee-killing pesticides. But the government wants to close this down. Their plans to water down the Freedom of Information...