The government’s new group which will review the Freedom of Information Act, isn’t covered by the FOI Act itself. 

As the body’s hypocritical website says: 
FOI commissionAlthough all may not be lost as the Commission is an advisory non-departmental public body, which is sponsored by the Cabinet Office. Good luck in getting anything out of them though.


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.