The Constitution Unit


FOI Seminars 2009-10

Full programme and resources

Where we've come from, where we're going

Jane Sigley (Head of FOI Policy and Strategy, Ministry of Justice)

Tuesday 8 September 2009

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A Shock To The System: Journalism, Government and the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Jeremy Hayes, BBC
Tuesday 13 October 2009

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Cases at the Information Tribunal

Professor John Angel, Chair, Information Tribunal
Tuesday 17 November 2009

Question & Answer

Information Commissioner Chris Graham

12 January 2010

The Future of FOI

Maurice Frankel (Campaign for Freedom of Information), Susan Healy (National Archives), Robert Hazell (Constitution Unit)

Tuesday 16 February 2010

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FOI in the USA: Reflections on the Obama Administration's openness successes and failures so far

Dan Metcalfe (Executive Director of the Collaboration on Government Secrecy, Washington College of Law)

Thursday 18 March 2010

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Does FOI work? The Impact of Freedom and Information on British Central Government

Robert Hazell and Ben Worthy (Constitution Unit)

Tuesday 13 April 2010

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FOI and the media

Matthew Davis (journalist, media law lecturer and founder of DataNews Ltd)

Tuesday 18 May 2010

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IPSA and MPs - a new expenses regime

Andrew McDonald (Interim Chief Executive, Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority)

Tuesday 15 June 2010

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