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FoI: Commission reviewing what public has right to know bans journalists from fully reporting its first briefing

Saturday, October 10, 2015 8:24
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The Kafkaesque briefing comes from a body which the Government claims is impartial and cross party

gavel-judge-court-OHIO-millv1A controversial commission set up to review what the public has a right to know under the Freedom of Information act has held its first briefing – and then banned journalists from reporting it fully.

A senior figure from the Commission met reporters – including from The Independent – to outline how it intends to go about it work.

But under draconian rules, laid down by the Commission, the individual cannot be named or quoted directly.


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