The UK government is planning on introducing changes to the Freedom of Information Act which will limit the amount of requests that can be made by ‘industrial’ users of the act and make it easier for requests to be refused.

The Campaign for Freedom of Information are holding a briefing into what can be done to change the minds of the government and how they should go forward. This is taking place on Monday 16th February 2012 at 2pm. Live coverage can be found below.

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.