Islington Council failed to respond in time to more than one in four Freedom of Information (FOI) requests last year.

The town hall took longer than the 20-day legal requirement for requests made under the FOI Act 2000 to respond on 556 of 1,900 occasions.

Reported by the Islington Gazette. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.