Cameron Raises Costs of Freedom of Information Requests 60X ?

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I guess that we’ll have to crowdfund such requests!

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I heard last week that the government was intending to raise the fees charged for requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act from £10 to £600. I really don’t know if this is true or not, but if it is, it shows that the government is very worried. In fact, from this it seems that they’re actually terrified witless of people finding out what’s really going on and how their policies are wrecking lives and killing people.

I’ve no doubt that if challenged, the Tories would probably try to justify this exorbitant rise with some flim-flam about it representing the real costs of finding the information, and that searches for it take civil servants away from their real job, which is getting the country back on its feet after decades of Labour misrule… and so on. The lies, excuses and prevarications they use are pretty much the same…

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One thought on “Cameron Raises Costs of Freedom of Information Requests 60X ?

  1. They are frightened of being caught out, and the fact that we might actually see where the money is going.

    To them we are the biggest threat, because we don’t back down or fret.

    Let the cower in the corner, hiding behind a high cost.

    Soon everything will be revealed, and Britain will know truth.

    The Tories will be finally out for good, at the public outcries.

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