“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Wednesday, June 28, 2006
MPs condemn plans to limit freedom of information
"The introduction of the Freedom of Information Act has clearly become too embarrassing for this disaster-prone Labour government. I fear that they may be attempting to close down public scrutiny by introducing a new stealth tax for information. This should be strongly resisted." —Conservative Constitutional Affairs spokesman Oliver Heald on government plans to restrict FOI requests.