Bob Kerslake, head of the Civil Service until last year, will lend his voice to those defending FOI. He will be joined by Shami Chakrabarti, director of human rights campaigners Liberty, and Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance
Russell Group says 'the cost burden has grown unreasonably,' and adds: 'Universities are not public bodies'
The Whitehall review has been criticised for sitting behind closed doors
I share the concerns of campaigners who fear the Independent Commission examining the Act will recommend the introduction of fees for FOI requests and rule that entire tranches of information should be exempt and stay secret
The Kafkaesque briefing comes from a body which the Government claims is impartial and cross party
Almost 700 children detained under the Mental Health Act have been put in police cells over the last two years
Over 1,000 staff at the University of Cambridge are paid below the living wage, an investigation by the Varsity student newspaper has revealed.
One person visited accident and emergency 234 times in a single year
Out of America: Despite President Obama's promises of openness, leakers are pursued as never before and it's harder for journalists to do their job
In real fear of further violence, women seek refuge with charities. Without this support women are more likely to return to abusive partners and give up their case
'That means one in five people are now getting away with it,' says shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper
Classified intelligence agencies budget reveals details of operation which until now Pentagon had reportedly tried to hide
Woman had been pronounced dead by medical staff and parents had agreed to donate her organs
Three High Court judges have refused to overturn a decision blocking the disclosure of correspondence written by the Prince of Wales to Government ministers, as they believe it could undermine his ability to fulfil his duties as King.
Police officers with the elite force that guards Britain’s nuclear power stations have been caught drunk, using drugs, misusing firearms and also accused of sexual harassment and assault.
It is the most miserable day of the week, a return to reality from the elation of the weekend. To compound Monday’s reputation problem, new figures indicate it is also the day when people are most likely to have their mobile phone stolen – with skint thieves who have spent their funds over the weekend to blame.