Tag Archives: Freedom of Information

Cry Freedom!

With thanks to the Consumer Action Group (CAG) for the information. Members of the public could be charged up to £100 to submit requests for information to councils, police forces or the Government under a right-to-know crackdown. A commission set … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of Information | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Department for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith tells furious MPs to stop ‘lecturing’ him for refusing to reveal benefits deaths

Reposted from the Mirror on line The arrogance of this man and his sidekick beggars belief! A pox on them and their kind! Who the Fu8K do they think they are! The good thing is, what with the Freedom of … Continue reading

Posted in DWP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Is your MP on the list?

Reposted from Vox Political Here’s the list of the MP’s who signed Early Day Motion (EDM) 285 along with an update from Mike Sivier who made the original Freedom of Information request for the benefit death statistics. That this House … Continue reading

Posted in DWP, Early Day Motion 285 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Corbyn backs Parliamentary motion on DWP deaths

Reposted from Vox Political Excellent article from Mike Sivier about the early day motion (EDM) signed by Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2015/07/14/corbyn-backs-parliamentary-motion-on-dwp-deaths/ As Mike states in his article; “Vox Political therefore urges readers to contact their MPs – of … Continue reading

Posted in Early Day Motion | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Freedom of Information – Michael Goves part in its’ downfall.

Reposted from FoI Man FOIMan explains why he is worried for the future of FOI as a result of the Justice Secretary’s comments yesterday. News reports over the weekend suggested that the new Justice Secretary, Michael Gove, was planning a renewed attack on … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of Information | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

ELECTION 2015 – Lies, Damn lies and Iain Duncan Smith

 Jonathan Bartley (@jon_bartley) on Twitter I don’t know if any of you watched the welfare debate on BBC 2 yesterday, in which members of Labour, Conservatives, UKIP, Greens and Lib Dems discussed their manifesto for welfare. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b05tb4pz/daily-politics-2015-election-debates-welfare At 13 minutes … Continue reading

Posted in DWP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

DWP refuses to disclose universal credit alternative payment figures

The DWP are at it again, refusing to respond to a Freedom of Information request, on the grounds that, “On this occasion, the balance of the public interest test falls in favour of withholding this information. statistics on this issue … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments