Scottish ministers ordered to end 'two-tier' FoI regime

Information commissioner rules that ministers wrongly singled out media for discriminatory treatment

Scotland’s information watchdog has ruled that Scottish ministers breached the country’s transparency laws by wrongly singling out the media for discriminatory treatment.

Daren Fitzhenry, the Scottish information commissioner, has ordered ministers in Edinburgh to overhaul their freedom of information (FoI) procedures after upholding a series of complaints by 23 journalists in June last year.

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Source: The Guardian
Scottish ministers ordered to end 'two-tier' FoI regime