More on FOI requests
October 20, 2011
An FOI request is like a journey…
It’s a many-step process, and while it might not go entirely smoothly, the more planning you do, the easier it’ll be.
Check it anyone else is already compiling data
Unions and other professional bodies, ombudsman, watchdog groups, researchers — all useful
Disclosure logs first!
Try to find a context for your story
Making the request
Take screenshots; CC to self where applicable.
Remind of duty to advise and assist
Note differences between a service and an authority — target your request appropriately!
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