MPs vote themselves exemption from freedom of information law – The Independent

Posted May 21st, 2007 in freedom of information, news, parliament by sally

“Britain’s fledgling open government laws were delivered a serious blow yesterday when MPs, backed by government ministers, voted to grant themselves a blanket exemption from the legislation. The move was roundly condemned by freedom of information campaigners and MPs opposed to the measure, who said it represented an attack on democracy.”

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The Independent, 19th May 2007