Free schools pose a threat to FOI which the Big Society will only make worse

Updated to clarify that  Free Schools are covered by FOI once they open, but the process of opening one, and the dialogue with the charity which helps set them up, isn’t. The Guardian has an interesting follow up to the story about education secretary Michael Gove opting for a Googlemail account over his government emailContinue reading “Free schools pose a threat to FOI which the Big Society will only make worse”

Dodging FOI? There’s an app for that…

Trust it to be a former journalist to find a way to remove himself from the Freedom of Information Act once he became a government minister. The Financial Times has a worrying story today, claiming education secretary Michael Gove had instructed people to contact him via a Googlemail account rather than his official party orContinue reading “Dodging FOI? There’s an app for that…”