Double Down News: EXPOSED: Freedom of Information Under Attack From Secret Government Unit | Mary Fitzgerald

7 February 2021

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act is one of our most important laws.

It’s helped journalists break major stories on secret political lobbying, plans for NHS reform – and much more.

Without it, the MPs’ expenses scandal would never have come to light, and our taxes would still be paying for duck houses and moat cleaning. But now, just when we need it to scrutinise the COVID response, it’s being fatally undermined.

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