Media relations: Looking back at 15 years under the Freedom of Information Act

The UK Freedom of Information Act (not to be confused with a US law by the same name) came into force 15 years ago and has led to the publication of 7,717 responses from government to freedom of information (FOI) requests. It provides a layer of transparency to government business, and for many journalists and PRs, it is a useful method to uncover new information or substantiate suspicions. The Independent outlines the top nine things that have been unearthed due to FOI requests here.


Dealing with the real inhibitors

We were reminded of the limitations of research and rational argument while attending today’s launch of Worlds Apart, a report by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry about making the immigration system work for London businesses.