Tag Archives: WhatDoTheyKnow

Council issues false information as they cover their FoI tracks

Following our exclusive report last week on how Sutton was cynically trying to frustrate public questions submitted through a widely accepted online platform, the council quickly issued a statement. But what they claimed was not entirely true. CARL SHILTON picks … Continue reading

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Sutton’s efforts to block public FoIs back-fires for Bailey

CARL SHILTON on the latest blunder in efforts to block public accountability at the LibDem-controlled council A blatant attempt by a south London council to shut down transparency and close off a well-respected and well-used online tool for putting Freedom … Continue reading

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Dear Mr Edwards. If there’s anything you want to know, just ask

Inside Croydon thoroughly approves of and admires the online Freedom of Information tool, WhatDoTheyKnow.com, and we would encourage anyone to make use of it if they have a serious question about some aspect of a public body that, for some … Continue reading

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